[pmwiki-users] XHTML validation errors in PmWiki and in commentboxstyled.php
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Feb 16 07:40:35 CST 2006
On Thu, Feb 16, 2006 at 11:18:06AM +0100, Joachim Durchholz wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just found two things that don't properly validate in the latest
> stable PmWiki (sorry, can't upgrade to latest revision right now).
> 1) (this one goes to PM) Doing
> will generate
> outside of a <p>...</p> bracket. The W3C validator doesn't accept <pre>
> outside of <p> (but it didn't complain about <em> outside of <p> - funny).
Hmmm? <pre> (a block markup) isn't allowed within <p>...</p>.
Nor is there a requirement that inline markups exist inside of
The validator *should* be complaining that a block markup (<pre>)
is nested inside of an inline markup (<em>). I'm sticking by
my position that it's not worth the trouble for PmWiki to try to
detect and prevent *all* such invalid sequences. (The classic
'''This produces ''invalid HTML''' output''.
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