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Re: X-UA-Compatible http-equiv on meta should be recognized by the HTML5 Conformance Checker

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:13:35 +0000
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2C1015AB-CEAE-49B6-8762-D8856A1B04DC@dorward.me.uk>
To: John Anderson <janderson@elevationchurch.org>

On 17 Nov 2010, at 15:44, John Anderson wrote:
> Bad value X-UA-Compatible for attribute http-equiv on element meta.
> <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge,chrome=1" />
> 
> This is a vital portion of the spec and should be expected by the validator..

The spec lists the allowed values at http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/semantics.html#attr-meta-http-equiv  X-UA-Compatible isn't one of them. 

If you want to raise this, you should do with with the HTML Working Group, not the validator team.


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