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Re: validator rejects "orange" but standard includes it

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2005 16:26:49 +0000
To: milne@speed.net
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050227162649.GC26855@us-lot.org>

On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 10:30:23PM -0800, milne@speed.net wrote:

>  The CSS Validator is claiming that a background-color of orange
>  is an error.

It defaults to checking against CSS 2 (the current Recommendation) in
which orange is not a valid colour. Change the profile (using the
Advanced Interface) to one which supports that colour and it will pass

>  However, at http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/syndata.html#value-def-color
>  orange is definitely listed, both in the textual list and in the
>  set of colour blocks.

CSS 2.1 is only a Candidate Recommendation. It isn't the current

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Sunday, 27 February 2005 16:26:50 UTC

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