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Re: XHTML (or HTML ?) Error downloading html40.pdf.gz

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2003 21:25:07 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20030402.212507.41656192.mimasa@w3.org>
To: averagomez@hotmail.com
Cc: www-html@w3.org

Thanks for your report.

"Antonio Vera" <averagomez@hotmail.com> wrote:

> when i try to download the file html40.pdf.gz from http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/
> my browser (IE 6.0) automatically extracts the pdf file but don't rename it (it remains with 'gz'
> extension). Simply renaming the file (manually), i can read it without any problem, but i think you
> must know that...

It's been noted for nearly 3 years, see:


It's one of the most frequently reported HTML4 "errors" (not really
an error, though).

If you think there's an error in the spec, please report it to
www-html-editor@w3.org so that editors can be aware of that.

Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Wednesday, 2 April 2003 07:25:09 UTC

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