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Re: Validator does not allow for height attribute

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2004 12:27:30 -0500 (EST)
To: Michael McKenzie <trulogik@hotmail.com>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0411201225310.18731-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Thu, 18 Nov 2004, Michael McKenzie wrote:

> While I am sure I can not be the only one to mention this I am curious as to 
> why the validator does not allow for the "HEIGHT" attribute on elements that 
> the specification clearly says is a valid attribute. I was attempting to 
> create an image with it's exact dimensions in attributes instead of using 
> CSS since I want the page to display properly without CSS but the validator 
> says that it is invalid to use the Height attribute. According the HTML 4.01 
> spec it is a valid use of the attribute so why does the validator reject it? 
> This happens when using both the Strict and Transitional doctypes. Thanks.

You need to provide the URI of a sample document.  Otherwise, all we can
do is guess that you misspelled "height" or "img" or perhaps something in
the DOCTYPE or ...

Liam Quinn
Received on Saturday, 20 November 2004 17:26:52 UTC

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