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Re: Odd error message; no explanation...

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 18:09:20 +0200
To: Havard Eidnes <he@uninett.no>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <3f3c26fa.153433836@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Havard Eidnes wrote:
>> 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!
>Well, it was "my" document and not Bjoern's...
>It appears that an otherwise empty <object> will do the job to remove
>that particular problem.

You should move the <font> into the <dd> and <dt> elements.

>> 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?
>Well, there's a little more than just doing a global substitute or
>manually changing the doucment.  It's generated by groff and a macro
>package, which makes it a bit more complicated to change.

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