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Re: Error Message Feedback - Width of table elements

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2005 12:13:42 +0100
To: Brian <darkmage@snet.net>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <A02020006-1043-0159D447A7A54F7A8C991BC1C5294CA4@pounder.tj.unn.no>

Brian <darkmage@snet.net> wrote:

>When that is run through the validator, you first get an error on the
><table width="50%"> line, but no other lines.  After you fix that, you
>get an error on the first <tr> line, and no other.
>
>Is this the intended behavior?  It proves to be quite annoying when
>fixing a page with multiple errors like those.

No, it's a long standing bug — deep in the SGML Parser — for which we've yet to
find a solution or even a workaround.

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