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Re: [Lynx-dev] Google Mail trouble: `div' elements within `a' elements'
Re: [Lynx-dev] Google Mail trouble: `div' elements within `a' elements' bodies
Sat, 30 Aug 2008 07:51:42 -0400 (EDT)
On Sat, 30 Aug 2008, David Woolley wrote:
On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 12:36:52PM +0700, Ivan Shmakov wrote:
There's one more problem with Google Mail vs. Lynx interaction.
The redirection page contains:
<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0;
This violates an explicit SHOULD NOT rule in the HTML specification! Further
proof that the authors know nothing about HTML. This doesn't affect Lynx, as
Lynx always overrides the refresh time.
I assume you're referring to
Note. Some user agents support the use of META to refresh the current
page after a specified number of seconds, with the option of replacing
it by a different URI. Authors should not use this technique to
forward users to different pages, as this makes the page inaccessible
to some users. Instead, automatic page forwarding should be done using
However, the issue reported deals with the encoded single-quotes. The
applicable paragraph seems to be this:
By default, SGML requires that all attribute values be delimited using
either double quotation marks (ASCII decimal 34) or single quotation
marks (ASCII decimal 39). Single quote marks can be included within
the attribute value when the value is delimited by double quote marks,
and vice versa. Authors may also use numeric character references to
represent double quotes (") and single quotes ('). For double
quotes authors can also use the character entity reference ".
Thomas E. Dickey