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- Paul Wak
July 21, 2005, 5:22 pm
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Awhile back I looked into why my blockquotes at
http://www.xmission.com/~wake/section26.html weren't validating, and it appeared
it was because they were imbedded in paragraphs, and shouldn't have been since
apparently that's a block level element inside another block level element. Now
I've separated them out separately, and the validator still tells me that's
wrong. Is there a nutshell description of how to do blockquotes correctly?
(Apart from the W3 standard itself, which isn't written for the layperson.)
Feeding it to <http://www.xmission.com/~wake/section27.html I get:
| <blockquote>other states are relying with increasing
| Error: text is not allowed here; try wrapping the text in a more
| descriptive container
You're using XHTML 1.0 Strict. BLOCKQUOTE elements can contain only
block-level elements, so you need to wrap your inline content in a
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At the moment they would seem not to validate because the page
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