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Re: Comment on "FONT" error message

From: Havard Eidnes <he@uninett.no>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 13:36:31 +0200 (CEST)
Message-Id: <20060822.133631.105173493.he@uninett.no>
To: jkorpela@cs.tut.fi
Cc: www-validator@w3.org

> > while fixing up a document which used <font> to change colour inside a
> > <pre>, the validator gave this error message:
> >
> >   document type does not allow element "FONT" here.
>
> I'm afraid there's not much that can be done to improve the error message, 
> since it is generated in a situation where the validator does not really 
> "know" what the context is.

I was afraid someone would be saying something to this effect...

Anyway, it's not a big issue, just a gentle suggestion, and I can
sympathize that it may be difficult to improve.

Regards,

- Håvard
Received on Tuesday, 22 August 2006 11:36:49 GMT

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