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Re: html5 meta validation warning

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 00:08:54 +0300
Message-ID: <508312E6.70307@cs.tut.fi>
To: "gene89@gmail.com" <gene89@gmail.com>
CC: www-validator@w3.org
2012-10-17 22:15, gene89@gmail.com wrote:

> I checked my HTML5 website width only header meta elements and I've got
> so many error message, because I wrote my page these meta tags:

HTML5 has its own approach to meta tags. It defines a limited set of 
meta tags you can use:
and there it specifies an extension mechanism:

If you have objections to this principle, you can raise them in the 
HTML5 work carried out by the W3C.

If you wish to register some meta name="..." attributes, read the 
instructions in the wiki.

The only validator-related issue is whether the wiki content is 
reflected in the validator. I'm afraid there is no real-time connection. 
And it's probably an issue to be discussed with people who work on 
http://validator.nu since the HTML5 validation part of the W3C Markup 
Validator is a copy of validator.nu code.

Received on Saturday, 20 October 2012 21:09:23 UTC

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