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Re: [VE][257] Error Message Feedback

From: Dan W. <danw@raytron-controls.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 10:21:17 -0500
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To: www-validator@w3.org

Sorry. The url is:

I get the same two messages for width and height in the two html pages 
there, namely
  index.html and HTML_CSS_BLUES.html.

I'm not using XHTML, or hopefully I'm not...;-)

By the way, when I try to validate my webpages directly from the website, 
the validator
complains about some things added by the geocities server, which I have no 
control of.
You can see the 3 lines at the bottom of the 'View Source' window.
Would be nice if the validator would stop at the </html> tag.

At 09:06 AM 2/28/05, you wrote:
>On Mon, Feb 28, 2005 at 06:41:09AM -0500, Dan W. wrote:
> > Line 430, column 25: an attribute value specification must be an
> > attribute value literal unless SHORTTAG YES is specified
> > I get this for both the 128 and 100. Last time I checked, plain numbers
> > like 128 and 100 were called 'literals'. I checked to make sure I hadn't
> > typed lower-case 'L', but no, they are numeric 1 (one)'s.
>It generally helps if you provide a URL, it makes it easier to debug
>code if you can see it in context (such as knowing what language you
>are trying to work in).
>My guess is that you are using XHTML and forgot about the change
>described in section 4.4 of the HTML 1.0 spec.
>   http://w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#h-4.4
>David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Monday, 28 February 2005 16:26:35 UTC

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