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Re: Supporting the OL tag in XHTML Strict 1.0

From: Beton, Richard <richard.beton@roke.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 18:38:50 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <407EC8AA.9000003@roke.co.uk>

Samuel A. Falvo II wrote:

>According to countless websites reported by Google, the OL tag is in the 
>valid set of tags for XHTML strict 1.0.  However, my use of the OL tag 
>in my website design reports a validation error.  I believe this to be a 
>bug.  This issue is not reported in any online documentation directly or 
>indirectly reachable by the Validation page.  Therefore, I have to 
>assume that this is an oversight.
>You can reproduce this bug by going to my website at 
>http://www.falvotech.com and clicking on the "XHTML 1.0" button at the 
>bottom of the page.  It will claim the following error as a result:
>   1.  Line 67, column 6:  document type does not allow element "ol" 
>here; missing one of "object", "ins", "del", "map", "button" start-tag
>     <ol>

I think this isn't a bug.

<ol> is not allowed within <p>.
Close the <p>, put the <ol> after, and open a new <p> later.

Rick :-)


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