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Re: size attribute in input element causes problems

From: Chuck Houpt <chuck@habilis.net>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 11:54:22 -0500
To: "Conor Lennon" <conorlennon@eircom.net>
Message-Id: <C4CA6561-340F-4C95-8225-17F35B984D36@habilis.net>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org

Ah, I see, Thanks. So your page's doctype declares it as HTML5, not  
XHTML1. So the error is correct, HTML5 doesn't allow size, just the  
help text is wrong:

http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-html5-diff-20080610/#absent-attributes

Just to verify: you did intend to use the experimental/draft HTML5,  
not HTML4 or XHTML1?

- Chuck

On Nov 24, 2008, at 10:52 AM, Conor Lennon wrote:

>
> Hi Chuck,
> Thanks for getting back to me.
>
> The page is on a protected area of the site, but I've put a copy of  
> the html page at
> http://www.blazzers.com/problem.html
>
> The page normally has it's content type set to
> content-type: text/html; charset=ISO-8859-15
> However, the copy of this has the charset missing, so there's an  
> extra validator warning.
>
> Conor
>
> On Mon, 24 Nov 2008 15:44:12 -0000, Chuck Houpt <chuck@habilis.net>  
> wrote:
>
>> Hi Conor,
>>
>> When I validate your line of XHTML, the Validator reports it as  
>> valid. Could you give more details of the problem? Ideally, could  
>> you give the URL of the page you are trying to validate?
>>
>> Cheers - Chuck
>>
>> On Nov 24, 2008, at 7:39 AM, Conor Lennon wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> This appears to be incorrect to me.
>>>
>>> This is line 69 in my HTML:
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
>
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