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Re: Error Message Feedback Regarding <frames>

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 09:33:52 +0000
To: Jesper <struktor@webspeed.dk>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050127093352.GA25191@us-lot.org>

On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 05:42:48AM +0100, Jesper wrote:

>    I have a problem using frames 

Many people do, they have severe drawbacks (thankfully they solve few
problems that can't be better solved with other technologies).

>    Your validator says that none of the attributes are valid in my test page,
>    but I have just copied the sample from your most excellent TryIT tool at 
>    http://www.w3schools.com/tags/tryit.asp?filename=tryhtml_frame_mix

W3schools has more then a few serious errors in its tutorials. 
Additionally, it is not in any way affiliated with the W3C.
>    The page I am using it on is http://ghosthost.info/framestest.php

See the specification: http://w3.org/TR/html4/present/frames.html

Frameset documents need to use the Frameset DTD, not the Transitional

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
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