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Re: [VE][html5] http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" should be valid

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 20:51:42 +0300
Message-ID: <4DDA9EAE.3060608@cs.tut.fi>
To: www-validator@w3.org
CC: jfrench@ixley.com
21.5.2011 20:21, Jeff French wrote:

> Bad value X-UA-Compatible for attribute http-equiv on element meta.
> <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge,chrome=1">

You are apparently using the experimental HTML5 mode of the validator. 
That mode is really a linter, not a rigorous validator. It does not 
always match the most recent HTML5 draft, though I guess it tries to.

In this case, the construct is judged as "invalid" because it violates 
HTML5 rules, which allow only a limited set of http-equiv values. Any 
complaints on this should be directed to people who develop HTML5.

Yucca, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Monday, 23 May 2011 17:52:14 UTC

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