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Re: [VE][64] TEXTAREA

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 18:47:38 +0000
To: coccosol <coccosol@hotmail.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070131184738.GA15912@us-lot.org>

On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 06:38:39PM +0100, coccosol wrote:
>    It's a text area!!! I don't know how to validate that page!
> 
>    Validating [1]http://www.issclan.it/SniperWebSite/support.htm
>    Error [64]: "document type does not allow element X here"

Presumably you want the literal character "<" and not "start of a tag"
(since you can't have HTML elements of any kind inside a textarea)?

Use entities for characters which have special meaning in HTML:
http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/charset.html#h-5.3.2

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David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
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