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Re: AUTOCOMPLETE=off is now a valid tag for input tags

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 15:52:53 +0200
Message-ID: <026901c85910$44167390$0500000a@DOCENDO>
To: "ryan" <ryan@homesweetfurniture.com>, "W3C Validator Community" <www-validator@w3.org>

David Dorward wrote:
> On 16 Jan 2008, at 03:35, ryan wrote:
>
>> Validating  http://www.HomeSweetFurniture.com has no attribute Line
>> 116, Column 65: there is no attribute "AUTOCOMPLETE".
>
> Valid means "Is defined in the DTD you reference with your Doctype"
> not "Some browsers support it".

I wonder what ryan meant with the Subject line. Maybe it was supposed to 
rephrase the error message, but "not" was turned to "now".

Anyway, I just modified my "tag soup DTD" to allow the autocomplete 
attribute for <form> and <input> elements. See
http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/html/own-dtd.html
If you use that DTD, you won't be able to use the W3C validator, though, 
due to its restrictions. It could be made to digestible by the W3C 
validator by removing some elements that you won't be using.

Jukka K. Korpela ("Yucca")
http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/ 
Received on Thursday, 17 January 2008 13:53:31 GMT

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