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Re: [VE][108] XHTML deprecated frame attributes

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2006 08:17:53 +0000
To: Ben Sutcliffe <bsutcliffe.77@gmail.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20061229081752.GF21344@us-lot.org>

On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 07:34:47PM -0000, Ben Sutcliffe wrote:

>    This is all very well, but I am using a set of variables for the new
>    javascript way to add Flash to web pages using Dreamweaver. W3C are
>    trying to tell me not to add a height attribute to javascript- 

The <script> element doesn't have a height attribute, it doesn't make
sense for it to have a height attribute, and there is no way the
validator should require a height attribute.

>    but if I don't my Flash isn't going to be very visible. I get 7
>    errors- all of thwem because W3C needs to update the system.

I suspect that it has less to do with the W3C needing to update the
system and more to do with you needing to read
http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#h-4.8 and
http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#C_4 (probably along with

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Friday, 29 December 2006 08:18:01 UTC

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