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From: Gavin Scott <gavin@bassplayer.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 12:55:38 +0000
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BDC8E3C9.2826%gavin@bassplayer.co.uk>


Firstly, thank you for a fantastic service!

I just wanted to make a comment, however, about the attribute "color" for
the element "hr". Whilst I realise this is not truly valid HTML 4.01, it is
used by by far and away the biggest browser (IE), and has no ill effect on
any other browser.  I think it would make sense to acknowledge this, with a
remark, rather than calling it an error.  I also can't see any harm in
incorporating it as an option into HTML.

I don't know if this is the right place to air this, but it also seems to
make sense to add alternative English (as in non-US) spellings to common
HTML code, such as colour, and grey.  Having had years of these spellings
drummed into us it is very difficult for us 'Limeys' to spell these words
wrongly all the time!


Gavin Scott
Received on Tuesday, 23 November 2004 13:01:14 UTC

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