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Re: [VE][65] Error Message Feedback

From: Ross Bemrose <rbemrose@vgmusic.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 19:36:12 -0400
Message-ID: <42B9F5EC.9000803@vgmusic.com>
To: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
CC: www-validator@w3.org

Olivier Thereaux wrote:

>Hello Ross,
>
>On Tue, Jun 21, 2005, Ross Bemrose wrote:
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>>I believe that this error is some sort of bug:
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>>/Line 116, column 3/: document type does not allow element "H3" here; 
>>missing one of "APPLET", "OBJECT", "MAP", "IFRAME", "BUTTON" start-tag
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>As the error message explanation states, the most likely cause for this
>error is that you have attempted to put a block-level element (h3)
>inside an inline element (such as "<a>", "<span>", or "<font>").
>
>Since you are not giving a URI, it is difficult for us to guess exactly
>what the problem in your document is, but my assumption is that you
>forgot to close an inline element, or that you tried to put h3 inside an
>inline element. 
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This is more or less an advisory that the error message itself was 
wrong.  I am not working on the site whose page exhibits this problem 
anymore, and it will be up to my replacement to fix it.
Received on Wednesday, 22 June 2005 23:45:15 GMT

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