Re: Validation problems

Hi sami,

Thanks a lot for your comments.

In-reply-to: Your message of Wed, 12 Feb 1997 09:46:41 +0200."

> When passing Amaya-generated code through SGML parsers or online HTML
> validators, I generally encounter two problems:
> 1) The SPAN element is unrecognised.
> Apparently the SPAN element is a feature of the CSS1 implementation.
> Do you know of a DTD which would support the SPAN element?

Yes, you're right. SPAN element is a feature of the CSS1 implementation. 
SPAN will be supported in new proposed HTML DTD: COUGAR / HTML 4.0.

> 2) Amaya fails to quote certain attributes.
> For example, when specifying a TD width relative to the width of the page,
> say, 30%, parsers start coughing as the per cent sign should be enclosed in
> quotes. Or is the relative markup allowed at all -- i.e. is it a Netscapism?

Yes, it's a bug. We fixed it in our version. If you want, I can send you the 
version of HTMLT.TRA file.

> Apart from these two observations, the documents seem to validate fine. And
> I cannot emphasise enough the otherwise excellent quality of the program.
> I use it for 99% of my HTML authoring needs these days. Only forms require
> be to fire up the old vi.

I know, the current version doesn't solve correctly the integration of 
in forms. We have still to work here.

> Thanks,
> Sami


Received on Wednesday, 12 February 1997 10:11:16 UTC