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Re: Error in XHTML Validator???

From: Drake Wilson <drake@begriffli.ch>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 05:07:24 -0500
To: Brian Timmins <brtimmins@googlemail.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070820100724.GA6750@begriffli.ch>

On Mon, Aug 20, 2007 at 10:29:23AM +0100, Brian Timmins wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I think your validator should not be marking this following code as
> invalid...
> 
> <textarea cols="82" rows="1">
> <a href="http://www.brianstimelines.co.uk/index.html">Brian's Timelines:
> Home Page</a>
> </textarea>

And why not?  A textarea can't have other elements inside it.  If you
want that to be text, you have to escape it with the proper entities.

> Best regards, Brian

   ---> Drake Wilson
Received on Monday, 20 August 2007 10:07:20 GMT

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