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Re: Message about "face" in HTML 3.2 document

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 14:58:23 +0100
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <034E9BC6-E865-4F33-B848-139AA8605DD3@dorward.me.uk>
To: sylvain.lavalley@laposte.net

On 28 Aug 2009, at 13:45, sylvain.lavalley@d2l-informatique.com wrote:
> This message isn't really useful and seems to say that "FACE" is  
> incorrect and that "face"
>  is correct. It doesn't indicate that "face" is forbidden.

The error message is badly worded and is trying to give help with a  
particular use case that some people new to XHTML encounter. When that  
isn't the problem, it is simply confusing. I believe it has been made  
smarter in the current development version <http://qa-dev.w3.org/wmvs/HEAD/ 
 >. I'd encourage you to try it and provide feedback to the mailing  

David Dorward
Received on Monday, 31 August 2009 13:59:21 UTC

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