Two problems with meta "tags" in my Document head.

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Two problems with meta "tags" in my Document head.

Post by ianinfrance » Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:58 am

Hi,
I hope someone can help me. I'm trying to rewrite a couple of of extremely simple pages in HTML5 (yes I know).

I'm getting two errors, one from CSE 14.02 and the other from the W3C HTML Markup validation service and I'm completely confused.

These are the two sections.
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<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="10; url=http://souvigne.pagesperso-orange.fr/homeuk.htm">

This fails CSE with error message
When http-equiv="refresh", the content attribute must be 1) a valid non-negative integer or 2) a valid non-negative integer, followed by a ";" character, followed by one or more space characters, followed by "URL=" (case insensitive), followed by a valid URL that does not start with a quotation character.
But it passes the W3C checker.

I've tried every permutation of quotes around the url=...htm part to no avail, Can anyone please SHOW me a syntax that WILL pass the CSE checker please. (I can't use server side redirection).

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The other has to do with the Safesurf rating Metatag.

<meta http-equiv="PICS-Label" content='(PICS-1.1 "http://www.classify.org/safesurf/" L gen true for "http://souvigne.pagesperso-orange.fr/" r (SS~~000 1 SS~~000 1))' />

That passes CSE's checker without comment, but fails the W3C checker with the slightly unhelpful comment. "Bad value PICS-Label for attribute http-equiv on element meta." with the > end marker in bold and red. This code was what was sent to me by Safesurf and copied and pasted.

Thanks very much in advance.

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Re: Two problems with meta "tags" in my Document head.

Post by Albert Wiersch » Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:47 am

Hello,

I can help you with the first issue.

Unfortunately this is a bug in CSE HTML Validator. If you redownload the program then you should get a fixed version.

I'm sorry for the trouble.
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Re: Two problems with meta "tags" in my Document head.

Post by ianinfrance » Sun Mar 16, 2014 9:23 am

Albert Wiersch wrote:Hello,

I can help you with the first issue.

Unfortunately this is a bug in CSE HTML Validator. If you redownload the program then you should get a fixed version.

I'm sorry for the trouble.
Thanks very much. A great relief. I'll do that right away. BTW, I'm amazed you should be working on a Sunday. that shows devotion to your customers above and beyond the call of duty.

FYI I've written to Safesurf explaining that I tried the code with and without self closing. I may or may not get a reply in due course.

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