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Re: Conflicting validation results

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2006 19:23:51 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <4400A0B7.3031@xyzzy.claranet.de>

David Gatwood wrote:
> Any ideas?

There's no <body> outside of <noframes> in "XHTML frameset",
maybe it's similar for HTML.  Some old note about this on
http://purl.net/xyzzy/lab.htm#scripts (end of this chapter):

1 - in the main (no frames, javascript optional) <body> tag:

 onload="if (parent.location == location )
   if ( confirm('Empty frameset required for JavaScript because\n
                 some links otherwise force a monster frameset.'))

That redirects to demo.html if script is enabled, assuming
that browsers supporting script also support frames.

2 - in demo.html (in my example with a dummy frameset): 

  <frameset rows="*,"><frame src="demo.htm" /><noframes><body>
  Insert explanation for curious Lynx users and Googlebot

Apparently you tried it the other way around, main document
with frames, or within the same document.  What I did was a
kind of "cloaking".
                           Bye, Frank
Received on Saturday, 25 February 2006 18:25:55 UTC

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