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Re: Errors from non-capitalized attributes accused of being capitalized

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@artbeat.me>
Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 18:57:05 -0400
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>, David Stockton <stockton@wowway.com>
Message-Id: <2B168248-AFA6-466E-8A14-DF335DC1C4D4@artbeat.me>
Cc: www-validator Community <www-validator@w3.org>
Hi Jukka, David.

On 15-May-09, at 3:25 PM, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

> David Stockton wrote:
>
>> Line 9, Column 18: Attribute "LANGUAGE" is not a valid attribute. Did
>> you mean "language"?
>> <script language="JavaScript" type="text/JavaScript"
>> src="jscode/miscUtilities.j
>
> It's a misguided attempt at being helpful.

It's a bug :) caused by the parser (opensp) sometimes capitalizing the  
attribute and confusing the validator "fuzzy matching" algorithm.

I just posted a patch for this problem:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-validator-cvs/2009May/0017.html

[disclaimer: I am no longer part of w3c staff and am no longer in  
critical path for releases. So, don't ask me when this will go  
live. :) ]
HTH,
-- 
olivier Thereaux - http://artbeat.me/ - http://yoda.zoy.org/
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