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W3C validator disallows the <pre> tag

From: Matitiahu Allouche <matial@il.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 12:03:36 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFD61595E0.D385866D-ONC2256E27.0034BB8E-C2256E27.003747BE@il.ibm.com>

In a file that I submitted for validation, the W3C Validator flagged the 
<pre> tag with the following message:

document type does not allow element "PRE" here; missing one of "APPLET", 
"OBJECT", "MAP", "IFRAME", "BUTTON" start-tag 

This tag is defined in section 9.3.4 of the 4.01 HTML specification, where 
it does not seem to be related to applet, object, iframe or button tags.

What don't I understand correctly?

Shalom (Regards),  Mati
           Bidi Architect
           Globalization Center Of Competency - Bidirectional Scripts
           IBM Israel
           Phone: +972 2 5888802    Fax: +972 2 5870333    Mobile: +972 52 
Received on Monday, 26 January 2004 05:03:41 UTC

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