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Re: problems with W3c

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 08:23:35 +0100
To: Alexandra1Lowell <alexandra1lowell@yahoo.ca>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050519072335.GA4195@us-lot.org>

On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 07:04:15PM -0400, Alexandra1Lowell wrote:

> So, this morning and went and look at my site to see where was those
> mistakes and found none, all the tags mentionned are there.

There are several different error messages reported by running the
validator over the URL you provided. If you are referring to errors
such as:

  there is no attribute "ALIGN"

Then that means that there is no attribute "ALIGN" defined in the DTD
your Doctype claims you are following, but you used it anyway. i.e. it
should NOT be in your document.

> I use OpenOffice html program to make my website pages.  I can prove
> that there isn't any mistakes

How? The traditional way to do that is to point the validator at the
page and have it report no errors (although that isn't proof since
there are errors which the validator can't pick up - much as a
spelling checking can't pick up grammer errors).

> and just wonder if your program takes in consideration the
> OpenOffice program to make html pages.

The technique used to create the pages is irrelevent, the validator
compares the document to the DTD. That is all that is needed.

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Thursday, 19 May 2005 07:36:06 UTC

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