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Re: undetected inline style error

From: Patrick T. Rourke <ptrourke@mediaone.net>
Date: Sat, 19 May 2001 19:59:14 -0400
Message-ID: <000401c0e0bf$b52a5680$82519318@Rourke.ne.mediaone.net>
To: <www-amaya@w3.org>
I don't know if it's defined as an error by the CSS and (X)HTML
recommendations (is one allowed curly brackets in attribute values?
certainly square brackets seem to be allowed); I'm sure there must be folks
at W3 lurking about who will know.  But the brackets are unnecessary and not
standard practice.

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Russell" <ve3ll@rac.ca>
To: <www-amaya@w3.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 19, 2001 7:30 PM
Subject: undetected inline style error

> Both the validator at w3.org and tidy fail to detect errors
> of the type style="{color:red}"  form.  Amaya hangs up rather
> than treating it as a parse error.   and it was a toughy to track down!
> Can the three tools be repaired to trap this type of error.
> i am not suggesting making Amaya tolerant but it should
> detect and issue warning rather than hanging.
> John Russell, VE3LL@RAC.CA
> http://www.cgocable.net/~jrussel
> Please send complaints to my legal reps
> Dewey, Cheatum & Howe  ATTN: Sue Alotte
Received on Saturday, 19 May 2001 20:01:47 UTC

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