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Re: textaera validator rows, cols and the standard

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 17:04:10 +0100
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <0599A18E-24E0-4644-95D8-3874FA72C66D@dorward.me.uk>
To: bill kelley <bill@windhome.com>

On 7 Jun 2012, at 18:44, bill kelley wrote:

> Preface, The validator is "working correctly" in that it calls out as error the rows and cols attributes
> of TextArea, which are both new "required". 

New? They were required in HTML 2 which was published in 1995. 

The HTML 5 draft makes them optional.

> So this is a comment on the standard, as opposed to a bug report of the validator.

Then wouldn't it be better to take it to the HTML working group rather then the Validator mailing list?

David Dorward
Received on Friday, 8 June 2012 16:04:43 UTC

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