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Re: FW: Errors list seems incomplete

From: Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 14:03:57 -0500
To: Thanasis Kinias <tkinias@asu.edu>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org, "'Josh Soref'" <soref@wam.umd.edu>
Message-ID: <20010328140357.E6100@w3.org>
On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 11:16:14AM -0700, Thanasis Kinias wrote:
> Josh Soref e-mailed me directly, requesting that the the error explanation
> page [1] use <a name> in addition to id to provide targets, so that the
> anchors work in legacy (i.e., NS4) browsers.  That's allowable in
> Transitional XHTML 1, so it seems a good idea.
> [1] <http://validator.w3.org/docs/errors.html>


Actually, I tried to do this the other day but I did it wrong
and checklink wasn't happy with it. What I tried was:

    <dt id="foo"><a name="foo">...</a></dt>

instead of what is suggested in the XHTML spec:

    <dt><a id="foo" name="foo">...</a></dt>

Gerald Oskoboiny     http://www.w3.org/People/Gerald/
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