RE: Bug in W3C HTML validator

On Monday, March 19, 2001 at 08:19, (Brian Gilkison) wrote:

> I don't think this is necessarily invalid, but rather a limitation of the
> HTML spec itself?  The 'Color' entity in the DTD is defined as CDATA, and I
> don't think it could be required to include the "#" the way the spec is
> currently defined (

While "Color" is defined as CDATA, it has additional restrictions
defined in the comment. That the validator doesn't handle this is not an
error in the validator but simply a limitation of strict DTD based

> How, pray tell, did you come up with these errors? 

These were generated by BBEdit's "syntax checker". While not a DTD based
validator, it is based on rules derived from the W3C DTD's with
additional symatics to deal with checking content of attribute values.

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Received on Monday, 19 March 2001 09:42:40 UTC