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From: Ray Mullan <ray@mullan.net>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2004 16:44:30 +0300
Message-ID: <4128A33E.3040400@mullan.net>
To: www-validator@w3.org

Dear W3C,

I am scripting a website in XHTML 1.1 Transitional, this is the DTD:

<><?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1 Transitional//EN" 
"http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

However I cannot validate any page where lists are nested -- in spite of 
carefully adhering to the CSS2 recommendations. I should point out that 
the page looks fine in Internet Explorer 6.0, Netscape 7, Opera 7 and 
the latest version of Mozilla. After browsing the web, it would seem 
that I am not the only web developer who has this problem -- many are of 
the opinion that there is a glich in XHTML 1.1 since there appears to be 
no way to nest lists according to CSS specifications and create valid 
pages at the same time. Is this the case?

What are the implications for future interoperability if I ignore the 
error messages?

Yours faithfully,

Ray Mullan
Received on Sunday, 22 August 2004 13:50:19 UTC

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