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Re: [VE][127] Error Message Feedback

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 10:09:10 +1100
Message-ID: <423F5416.7060900@lachy.id.au>
To: Kong <kong@3dxl.com>
CC: www-validator@w3.org

Kong wrote:
> Sorry about that, I assumed it was going to send it along or the URL.
> You can see the error via the following URL... 
> http://kongweb.no-ip.com:81/guildwars/
> It appears 7 times.  Thanks in advance for any help.

A form element requires an "action" attribute to detemine where to 
submit the form data to.  This attribute should be set to the URI of the 
CGI script or other server side processing system to handle the form data.

<form method="post" action="/cgi-bin/form-handler" ... >

Also, it's really annoying to be alerted every time I access the page, 
that the background image is being adjusted to fit  my screen 
resolution.  However the script also makes the assumption that I have my 
browser maximised (which I don't), thus any calculation based on the 
screen size, rather than the viewport size is not suitable.

Additionally, your site *requires* javascript to be used, which makes it 
completely innaccessible to anyone without JavaScript support enabled 
There are many people that disable scripts and many user agents that 
simply don't support JavaScript.  Google is one example of a user agent 
that doesn't support JavaScript, so it may have a difficult time 
indexing your site.  You really need to re-evaluate the overall 
usability of your site, I found it really difficult.

Lachlan Hunt
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Received on Monday, 21 March 2005 23:09:14 UTC

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