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From: Matt Hackett <matth@micgi.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2004 12:17:05 -0500
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1096305425.23348.40.camel@matt.micgi.com>


I recently attempted to validate a transitional xhtml 1.0 document.
Everything validates and works fine except for my image map. I have the
following code:

<map id ="images" name="images">
    <area shape="rect" coords="0, 152, 330, 270" href="" target="_blank" alt="" />

.... which will not validate. The Validator says "character data is not allowed here."
It will validate just fine if I remove the closing "/" from the area element, but that would
leave it open.

Looks like a bug to me, unless there's something I'm not aware of. If you would like
more information or even a link to a similar document, by all means let me know.


Received on Monday, 27 September 2004 17:33:00 UTC

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