HTML 4.01 transitional compliance

Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai asmodai at
Mon Sep 1 05:29:39 UTC 2003

-On [20030831 16:22], Jason Pyeron (jason at wrote:
>On Sun, 31 Aug 2003, Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai wrote:
>> In both 'for' and 'id' the underscore is not allowed and we use them
>> heavily.  I reckon for easier mapping to the columns in the database.
>Can you cite this? At least explain why "_" is not allowed, please.

I use local system validation through nsgmls and onsgmls.  I wonder why
these tools said it wasn't allowed since they use the DTD.

That's funny, wonder if (o)nsgmls has a buglet there.

Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(at)> / asmodai
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