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From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@kph.uni-mainz.de>
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 12:41:27 +0200
Message-ID: <16759.37463.583904.222820@a1i15.kph.uni-mainz.de>
To: www-validator@w3.org


when verifying the following document:
with doctype ISO/IEC 15445:2000, the validator gives me the following
error message:

   document type does not allow element "ADDRESS" here;
   assuming missing "DIV" start-tag

However, the ISO-HTML user guide <http://www.cs.tcd.ie/15445/UG.HTML>
indicates that it should be legal to use <address> directly in the
<body> element:

| 13.2   The ADDRESS element type Author's address
| The <ADDRESS> [W3C 7.5.6] element indicates the author or originator
| of a document or major part of a document. The International
| Standard discourages its use for general markup by requiring that
| it appear only in the content of the elements: <BLOCKQUOTE>
| [W3C 9.2.2], <BODY> [W3C 7.5.1], <DIV> [W3C 7.5.4], <FIELDSET>
| [W3C 17.10], <FORM> [W3C 17.3] and <OBJECT> [W3C 13.3].

Is this a problem with the validator, or does it indicate a
discrepancy between DTD and user guide?

Best regards
Uli Müller

Ulrich Mueller, Inst. fuer Kernphysik, Univ. Mainz, D-55099 Mainz
ulm@kph.uni-mainz.de, Phone +49 6131 39-22950, Fax -22964
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