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Re: <bgsound> (was [VE][108] New Error Message Suggestion)

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2004 15:21:00 +0100
Message-Id: <12B16020-B4A0-11D8-A2BD-000A957E4F00@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
To: "Kawaan Welch" <tori_welch@hotmail.com>

On 2 Jun 2004, at 15:07, Kawaan Welch wrote:

> I'm using XHTML on my pages. How do I use <bgsound> with 'src' and 
> 'id' on my page without getting an error message when I attempt to 
> validate.

1. You pick a DTD which has that element and attributes in it.
2. You use <object> instead of <bgsound> (<object> is part of HTML 
4.01, <bgsound> isn't part of HTML anything)
3. You forget about using so-called background sound as it is decidedly 
unappreciated by the masses. 

Your subject claimed you were making an error message suggestion, but I 
can't see one in your email. Did you forget?

David Dorward
Received on Wednesday, 2 June 2004 10:21:07 UTC

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