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Re: Question on Chrome in meta line

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:31:31 +0000
To: "Kristina Aldred" <kaldred@bellsouth.net>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <2CB5F0F5-D2DE-4AF7-B4BD-53A56D74666E@dorward.me.uk>
On 11 Feb 2018, at 6:45, Kristina Aldred wrote:
> I get an error when I add "chrome=1" to:
>
> <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge,chrome=1" />Many 
> different sites appear to be using this so I am not sure why it is 
> causing an error. Help?

That targets [Google Chrome Frame][1] which hasn't been supported for 
almost four years. It is entirely pointless today.

You get an error because you don't meet the requirements [defined in the 
spec][2]

[1]: 
https://www.chromium.org/developers/how-tos/chrome-frame-getting-started
[2]: 
https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/semantics.html#pragma-directives
Received on Monday, 12 February 2018 15:32:03 UTC

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