(8/15 Nightly build) Not 100% sure this isn't a bad-HTML bug, but I don't see anything in the source that should cause this problem. Text displays fine in IE5.5, NN 4.7, Amaya, Opera. The problem is present both in M17 and the 8/15 nightly build. The Spamcop home page contains a list of rules, followed by an "I Understand and agree link", written like so: ... <ol> <strong>READ THIS</strong> <li>If I break these rules, my access to SpamCop will be immediately revoked. <li>I will use SpamCop only on email which is unsolicited, bulk email. <a href="/fom-serve/cache/125.html">(more..)</a> <li>I understand SpamCop uses my email address to send email to administrators. <li>Administrators will respond to this email both in person and automatically. I understand these replies are not spam. <li>I take full responsibility and assume all liability for email I send using SpamCop. </ol> <a href="anonsignup.shtml"><strong>I Understand and agree</strong></a> ... "READ THIS" does not display, but then I believe it is illegal, being within the OL block but outside of an LI tag. However, the "I Understand and agree" link does not display either.
I see all 5 rules on Linux 2000-08-15-05.
The rules aren't the problem (for me) -- I see them all, too. Right below them, do you see an "I Understand and agree" link, or does it skip right to the "Note:" section. Perhaps this is a platform-specific issue.
I see the bug with 2000081415 on NT. validator.w3.org squawks about the "READ THIS" bit being inside the list w/o being a list item, but doesn't mention the "I understand and agree" link as being problematic.
1. Document forces strict parser mode - document type is HTML 4.0 Strict 2. Line 74, column 7: <strong>READ THIS</strong> ^ Error: start tag for "LI" omitted, but its declaration does not permit this this means this should not be rendered. mozilla does it right. marking worksformed, if you wish that READ THIS is displayed, remove doctype at the beginning of the document.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
Status: RESOLVED → UNCONFIRMED
Resolution: WORKSFORME → ---
"Line 74, column 7: <strong>READ THIS</strong> ^ Error: start tag for "LI" omitted, but its declaration does not permit this" As I mentioned, I am aware of that issue, and didn't expect that text to be displayed. It is the link below that concerns me, particularly given that even other pickier browsers like Opera and Amaya *do* display the link. I *know* all 5 rules display, and I *know* why READ THIS does not. No one has addressed the missing link, which is the part that concerns me.
This is bad user-experince resulting from the Strict DTD.
Assignee: clayton → rickg
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Layout → Parser
Ever confirmed: true
QA Contact: petersen → janc
Whiteboard: [Strict DTD Invalid Page]
Are we saying, then, that the absence of the "I understand and agree" link is due to the Strict DTD?
wont fix; pulling strictDTD support.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 18 years ago → 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
updated qa contact.
QA Contact: janc → bsharma
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