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Re: Bug in Validator ????

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 14:16:57 +0100
Cc: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>, psarro@convergencewebs.com
Message-Id: <85067264-6DB7-4E8D-AB0C-ECBBA950A23E@dorward.me.uk>
To: Peter Sarro <peter.sarro@gmail.com>

On 3 Aug 2009, at 19:27, Peter Sarro wrote:
> However, with respect to the same referece to the FRAME element  
> under 16.2.2 "The FRAME element", under Attribute Definitions  
> specifies
> a number of attributes and " frameborder" is listed as being a valid  
> attribute for the Frame element with the possible value of either 0  
> (zero) or 1 (digit one).
> Attempting to validate the above code WITH the frameborder="0" or  
> frameborder="1" attribute, for example, <frameset rows="130,*,60"  
> frameborder="0">, results in a Validator error of:
> "Attribute "frameborder" exists, but can not be used for this  
> element. "
> So is this a validator BUG (it would appear to be) or have I missed  
> something subtle here???

The <frameset> element is not the same as the <frame> element (it is a  
container in which a number of <frame> elements reside).

David Dorward

Received on Wednesday, 5 August 2009 13:17:40 UTC

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