Validator glitch

I spent about a half hour helping a friend debug an HTML 4.01 
transitional document that wouldn't validate. The validator kept 
reporting a problem with the <head> section being incomplete and to look 
for nesting problems.

The actual problem was very basic, but the validator error message 
missed it. There was no <title> tag in the document. It would be helpful 
if the W3C validator error messages included something like "missing 
<title> tag" in the way it catches a missing doctype statement or 
character encoding.


Received on Wednesday, 4 August 2004 23:43:20 UTC