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Possible Probelem with Validator

From: Michael Strickland <mstrickland3@bellsouth.net>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 14:16:54 -0400 (EDT)
To: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20070320181654.BFQA1538.ibm66aec.bellsouth.net@localhost>

The following section of code refuses to validate:

<table width="85%" align="center">
	<col width="25%"></col>
	<col width="30%"></col>
	<col width="30%"></col>

This is the only table on the page.

If I remove the whole colgroup, it validates fine.

If I remove just the col definitions, it validates fine.

With the col definintions in place I get the following error for each

Error  Line 141 column 23: end tag for element "COL" which is not open.

	<col width="25%"></col>

Of course the Line number changes for each error. The page appears fine
in FireFox. I can see no reason for the error other than a validator

I'll be happy to send the entire page if you like.

Later, Mike
HomePage: GeorgiaNatives.net

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Received on Tuesday, 20 March 2007 18:58:23 UTC

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