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Re: attribute error: suggests case change although the suggested case is present

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 17:54:15 +0300
Message-ID: <FB4E250CB056491E8D3B21AEDB6EF947@JukanPC>
To: "Michael Kauffmann" <webmaster@ikar.us>, <www-validator@w3.org>
Michael Kauffmann wrote:

>>> Attribute "COLOR" is not a valid attribute. Did you mean "color"?
>>> <hr noshade="noshade" color="green">
> I guess <hr> shouldn't have a color at all?

Right. The <hr> element does not have a color attribute in any published 
specification, though some browsers support it.

There are several ways to draw colored horizontal lines without using the 
color attribute, and even without using the <hr> element at all, so the 
problem is easy to work around.

> However, the message is confusing.

It is. This has been said several times in this list, and maybe some day 
someone will fix this misguided and misguiding suggestion, if people keep 

Yucca, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/ 
Received on Monday, 10 August 2009 14:56:35 UTC

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