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Re: Error Message Feedback - Width of table elements

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2005 20:45:14 +1100
Message-ID: <438045AA.50602@lachy.id.au>
To: Brian <darkmage@snet.net>
CC: www-validator@w3.org

Brian wrote:
> When that is run through the validator, you first get an error on the 
> <table width="50%"> line, but no other lines.  After you fix that, you 
> get an error on the first <tr> line, and no other.
> Is this the intended behavior?  It proves to be quite annoying when 
> fixing a page with multiple errors like those.

Yes, it is unfortunately the intended behaviour.  Some users prefer that 
the same error not be repeated more than once, others (like yourself) 
prefer to have all errors listed regardless if they're the same errors.

Anyway, you should generally avoid elements and attributes in the markup 
that specify presentational characteristics of your document, in favour 
of using stylesheets.

Lachlan Hunt
Received on Sunday, 20 November 2005 09:45:28 UTC

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