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Bug in www-validator?

From: Aki Tossavainen <cmouse@quakenet.org>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 13:10:20 +0200 (EET)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.40.0301221307090.18545-100000@youzen.projectb2.net>

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
 <title>Operator accounting</title>
 <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1">
 <link rel="stylesheet" href="/style.css">

<table style="width:100%">
<td align=center><a href="index.php?page=main">[main]</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a
href="index.php?page=counter">[Handle counters]</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a
href="index.php?page=acc">[Handle accounting cases]</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a
href="index.php?page=batch">[Handle batches]</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a
href="index.php?page=help/index">[manual]</a>&nbsp; <a
<h3>Accounting case handling</h3>

<li><a href="index.php?page=processacc">Process accounting case</a></li>
<li><a href="index.php?page=addcase">Add list file</a></li>
<li><a href="index.php?page=editcase">Edit list files</a></li>
<li><a href="index.php?page=delcase">Remove list files</a></li>

This is the page source code. This is the NAG your validator gives me:

This page is not Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional!

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

   1.Line 24, column 3: document type does not allow element "UL" here;
missing one of "APPLET", "OBJECT", "MAP", "IFRAME", "BUTTON" start-tag


Now in case I am not completely mistaking, those tags are not required to
be used with lists. Is this bug in DTD or the validator? Please respond.

Aki Tossavainen
Received on Wednesday, 22 January 2003 06:34:04 UTC

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