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Re: [VE][76] Add Subject Here

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 12:30:09 +0200
Message-ID: <A15A23010639407A89769E756D7D469C@JukanPC>
To: "Naz" <naz_ayub@hotmail.com>, <www-validator@w3.org>
Naz wrote:

> Validating http://www.ukofficialcertificates.co.uk/
> Error [76]: "element X undefined"

The first error of this kind when validating the page is

Line 156, Column 46: element "META" undefined

Under the error message, this suggestion applies:
"This error is often caused by: [...]
by using upper-case tags in XHTML (in XHTML attributes and elements must be 
all lower-case)."
(repetition of the preposition "by" is in the original).

The document uses a mixture of HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0. Usually it is 
pointless to use XHTML, but since the document appears to be mostly XHTML 
already, it is probably simplest to unify it to use XHTML throughout.

On the other hand, the document seems to contain loads of rubbish generated 
by Microsoft Office software, so I'm not sure whether validation is a useful 
end here, without a major simplification of the page, which might not be 
productive if it works satisfactory. (Generally, don't waste time in 
cleaning up old pages. Create new pages well, instead.)

-- 
Yucca, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/ 
Received on Wednesday, 5 January 2011 10:31:22 GMT

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