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Re: Warnings with valid background-color

From: Stanley Krute <stan@stankrute.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 13:14:05 -0800
Message-ID: <000501c5dd96$df8deb20$25bb3542@videoboy>
To: <www-validator-css@w3.org>
Deep agreement with everyone who's noted
that getting a warning about background-color: transparent
is a crock.

If the standard says something's kosher, no warnings
should be given.

An accessibility checker might be a place to put this sort
of thing. But not a validator. We who care about valid
coding like whistle-clean validation results.

Somewhere in the validator bureaucracy there's a
decision-maker who's acting in an arbitrary manner.
Time for a fix.

-- stan
Received on Monday, 31 October 2005 08:43:54 UTC

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