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Re: HTML5 Validator doesn't appear to understand colspan

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 09:56:50 +0100
Message-ID: <507689D2.8070900@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
CC: Steven Delahunty <stedelahunty1@gmail.com>, www-validator@w3.org


Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

> [T]he formulation is rather abstract, not something you'd like to
> read over breakfast. If someone could write down (or track down?) a
> tutorialish explanation, it would surely help in dealing with
> validator error messages, too.

Thank you for the clarification, Jukka; all is now clear.  Except, as
you so rightly say, with the formulation in the specification, which is
anything but clear and which would benefit either from a complete
re-cast or from a non-normative paraphrase for the benefit of mere
humans !

Philip Taylor
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