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Error Message for External Style Sheet

From: <frank.barncord@student.swic.edu>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 15:02:04 +0000
To: "www-validator-css@w3.org" <www-validator-css@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E38B77EB71ACFF4B83411C19A535D8A1E5EB1C@BY2PRD0510MB365.namprd05.prod.outlook.com>
When validating an HTML file for CSS errors with the CSS validator, the correctly formatted <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="styles1..css" /> is reported as an error as follows:  File not found: import file://localhost/styles1.css: Operation not permitted

Since the external style sheet isn't uploaded with the HTML file, this error message seems incorrect.  Perhaps a better result might be, "Embedded and Inline CSS has correctly validated.  Please validate the external style sheet file separately."


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