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Re: Possible bug in validator (Please CC responses, not on mailing list)

From: segin <segin11@yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 21:47:23 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20051116054724.64068.qmail@web33504.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
To: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>

--- Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au> wrote:

> segin wrote:
> > I attempted to validate my website's main page, 
> > http://segin.no-ip.org/index.html, on the validator, and it keeps 
> > complaining about a illegal placement of a <TABLE> tag. After 
> > scanning the HTML, and passing it to friends to scan, it has been 
> > deemed that there is a possible bug in the validator.
> 
>    "Nothing wrong with the validator here, it just knows HTML
>     better than you [and your friends] do." -- David Dorward
> 
> <!ELEMENT TABLE - -
>       (CAPTION?, (COL*|COLGROUP*), THEAD?, TFOOT?, TBODY+)>
> 
> You've used a THEAD, but an optional TFOOT and one or more TBODY 
> elements is required to follow.
> 
> <table>
>    <thead>
>      ...
>    </thead>
>    <tbody>
>      <!-- one or more of these elements must be present -->
>      ...
>    </tbody>
> </table>
> 
> You could just change the thead to tbody in your case, since you're 
> using the table for layout instead of marking up tabular data, but I'd 
> recommend you remove the table and learn to use CSS for layout and 
> presentation instead.
> 
> -- 
> Lachlan Hunt
> http://lachy.id.au/
> 
> 
I've tried CSS... it's hell of a lot confusing... which is why it's called Confusing Style Sheets.


	
		
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