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Re: Bug: there is no attribute "cite" error when validating xhtml1

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 17:53:13 -0500 (EST)
To: Ahmad Gharbeia <ahmad@gharbeia.org>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0412131751140.32537-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Tue, 14 Dec 2004, Ahmad Gharbeia wrote:

> The validator reports the error:
> 
> there is no attribute "cite"
> 
> In relation to a cite element (<cite></cite>) which has a 'cite' attribute!
> 
> According to both HTML 4.01 recommendation
> [http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/text.html#h-9.2.1] and XHTML 2.0
> Working Draft
> [http://w3.org/TR/2004/WD-xhtml2-20040722/mod-text.html#sec_9.2.] the
> cite element has a cite attribute

The cite element does not have a cite attribute in HTML 4.01 or XHTML 1.0.  
HTML 4.01 describes a cite attribute for blockquote and q, but not for the
cite element.

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Liam Quinn
Received on Monday, 13 December 2004 22:52:49 GMT

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