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Re: Odd error message; no explanation...

From: Philip TAYLOR [PC87S-O/XP] <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 12:40:36 +0100
Message-ID: <3F13E834.EF31B770@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: Havard Eidnes <he@uninett.no>, www-validator@w3.org, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:


> <font> does not allow <dl> children. Font allows <applet>, <object>,
> <map>, <iframe> and <button> children which allow <dl> children, thus
> there is a missing start-tag for one of these elements between the
> <font> start-tag and the <dl> start-tag.

The explanation is probably very accurate, but can't really help
Bjoern if he doesn't /want/ one of "<applet>, <object>,
<map>, <iframe> and <button>" at this point in his document!

Bjoern, since the <font> tag appears to be the cause of your problems,
why not give it up (for ever) and use CSS styling to influence the
final presentation ?

Philip Taylor
Received on Tuesday, 15 July 2003 07:42:36 UTC

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