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The validator should not check html tags inside <script> tags.

From: Eric Dimick Eastman <erice@ontko.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 18:13:16 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <3D98CC0B.6090906@ontko.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org




In validating "http://johneastman.org/", I got the following errors. 
  These occured inside a javascript section.  Furthermore I enclosed 
the script with "<-- . . . // -->" so it really shouldn't be getting 
parsed.

Thanks,
Eric

Below are the results of attempting to parse this document with an 
SGML parser.

     * Line 87, column 21:

   var closetags='</span>'
                        ^

       Error: end tag for element "SPAN" which is not open; try 
removing the end tag or check for improper nesting of elements
     * Line 103, column 50:

   ... h+'; background-color:'+countdownbgcolor+'"></span>')
                                                         ^

       Error: end tag for element "SPAN" which is not open; try 
removing the end tag or check for improper nesting of elements
Received on Monday, 30 September 2002 20:40:07 GMT

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