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Re: [VE][108] Error Message Feedback - Help!!

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 14:23:34 +0100
To: REQuest <request@gxn.co.uk>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040922132334.GA9672@us-lot.org>

On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 11:44:07AM +0100, REQuest wrote:
> I don't know where to find help on this!

For most issues regarding HTML validity, <http://w3.org/TR/html4/> is
a good starting point.

> I am trying to embed a sound file to play automatically when a page
> opens (no problem)

Oh dear, this is widly considered to be one of the top 10 bad design
decisions that can be made when it comes to websites.

> and for the page to pass validation (serious problem!)  I can???t
> see what the matter is with my code:

>           <embed src="baptism02.mp3" autostart="true" height="32"
> width="32"></embed>

HTML doesn't have an <embed> element.

> 	  <bgsound src="baptism02.mp3" loop="1"></bgsound>

... or an <embed> element.

Look at the <object> element.
Received on Wednesday, 22 September 2004 13:23:49 UTC

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