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about "W3schools.com is ... crap"

From: Ruud Steltenpool <svg@steltenpower.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2008 09:30:15 +0100
Message-ID: <493CDB17.2070608@steltenpower.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org

Validating 100 pages from w3schools.com show a lot of errors:
http://htmlhelp.com/cgi-bin/validate.cgi?url=http%3A%2F%2Fw3schools.com&warnings=yes&spider=yes&hidevalid=yes



David Dorward wrote:
> 
> David C. Rankin wrote:
>> Dear W3C:
>>
>>     I was cleaning up a simple home page and got down to the following 
>> error
>> concerning the use of nested lists. The list syntax was taken directly
>> from w3cschools css ul example, so I was quite surprised at the error.
> 
> I wouldn't be. W3Schools is ... crap. They get a lot of mileage from 
> people thinking they are endorsed by the W3C though.
> 
> A ul may have ONLY li elements as its children. You have a mix of ul and 
> li elements.
> 
> When nesting lists, a sub-list should form part of a suitable list item.
> 
Received on Monday, 8 December 2008 08:31:00 GMT

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