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Re: [VE][64] Error Message Feedback

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2005 22:39:42 -0400 (EDT)
To: Steve <stevehayslip@cableone.net>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0510032237020.13582-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Mon, 3 Oct 2005, Steve wrote:

> Validating http://www.bikerleatherz.com/sitemap.htm 
[...]
> I don't know html real well but am trying to make my site more
> "google-friendly" so I might get some traffic.  This url I've provided is a
> site map for google to peruse.  Maybe I'm not claiming the xml properties
> correctly (or not using xml correctly at all), but all my errors are:
> 
> document type does not allow element "A" here
> 
> These are simple url tags for site map and am not sure what I'm doing wrong
> here - please help?

HTML does not allow one "A" element to contain another "A" element.  On
the line before the error, you missed a </a> tag, so the "A" element is 
still open when the parser comes to the next link.

-- 
Liam Quinn
Received on Tuesday, 4 October 2005 02:39:42 GMT

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