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Re: [VE][66] Error Message Feedback

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2004 00:10:45 +0300
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1098997844.27565.51.camel@bobcat.mine.nu>

On Thu, 2004-10-21 at 13:41, Ulrich Mueller wrote:

> 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?

I guess the latter, sort of.  A really brief look into the ISO-HTML DTD
tells me that ADDRESS is _directly_ allowed only in DIV, FIELDSET, and
OBJECT.
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