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Re: An HTML validator error?

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 11:15:50 +0100 (BST)
To: Robert Stampfli <nsa@colnet.cmhnet.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0409011112080.1025@hugin.webthing.com>

On Tue, 31 Aug 2004, Robert Stampfli wrote:

> Interesting.  (This certainly falls into the "I learn something
> new every day" department.)  But, given that several browsers
> handle it quite badly, shouldn't it at least elicit a warning?

IMO, yes.  Some of us regard that as a bug in the HTML specs.

Other validators (Page Valet, WDG validator) give you the user the
choice of whether to warn about such things, and warn by default.
See the explanation at http://valet.webthing.com/page/parsemode.html

Nick Kew
Received on Wednesday, 1 September 2004 10:16:28 UTC

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