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Where is <BODY> supposed to go?

From: Vidiot <vidiot@vidiot.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 00:06:29 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <3883F4CF.D6C23B3D@vidiot.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Run the following page through your validations checker:


The weblint portion of the report says that <BODY> can'r go where
I have it placed.  If I move it further up, the validator complains
about placement.  There appears to be no place that is safe for

Since when is white not a legal color?

Since when are the attibutes that I have for the framesets illegal?
Without framespacing, frameborder, etc, there would be frame borders
around the frames and my design is better without them.  If they
are not part of the HTML 4 language, then they should be.

A TYPE attribute for SCRIPT?  Since when.  I have the third edition
of the O'Reilly Javascript book and there is no discusstion of
a TYPE attribute for SCRIPT.

Excuse me for being blunt, but if every page that I submit to the
validation program is going to be rejected as having errors, then
what good is the validation program?  By this I mean, if web pages
look better without frame borders, making pages 100% validation
compliant is going to make those pages look bad.  I don't want
frame borders, they look ugly.  If the attirbutes are not part of
the 4.0 standard, as I mentioned, they should be.

At this point in time, I have no idea how to make <BODY> compliant.

Color me confused by the standard.

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