Section 17.5 [p.215]
In "attributes defined elsewhere" for the BUTTON element, id, class, lang, dir, title,
style, and tabindex were missing. Also, usemap has been removed.
Section 17.6/17.6.1 [p.217]
The "attributes defined elsewhere" for OPTION and OPTGROUP mistakenly listed onfocus,
onblur, and onchange. The "attributes defined elsewhere" section was missing for the SELECT
element (please see the DTD for the full list of attributes).
Section 17.9.1 [p.224]
The tabindex attribute was said to be defined for the LABEL element. It is not.
Section 17.12.2 [p.231]
The sentence "The following elements support the readonly attribute: INPUT and TEXTAREA."
read "The following elements support the readonly attribute: INPUT, TEXT, PASSWORD, and
Section 18.2.2, "Local declaration of a scripting language" [p.239]
The first paragraph read: "It is also possible to specify the scripting language in each SCRIPT
element via the type attribute. In the absence of a default scripting language specification, this
attribute must be set on each SCRIPT element." Since the type attribute is required for the
SCRIPT element, this paragraph now reads: "The type attribute must be specified for each
SCRIPT element instance in a document. The value of the type attribute for a SCRIPT element
overrides the default scripting language for that element."
Section 24.2.1 [p.290] and file HTMLlat1.ent
The comment for the character reference "not" read "= discretionary hyphen". This has been
The FPI in comment read "-//W3C//ENTITIES Full Latin 1//EN//HTML", instead this is now
Section 24.3.1 [p.294] and file HTMLsymbol.ent
The FPI in comment read "-//W3C//ENTITIES Symbolic//EN//HTML", instead this is now
Section A.1.1, "New elements" [p.301] (previously A.1.1) and Section A.1.1, "Deprecated elements"
[p.301] (previously A.1.2)
The S element which is deprecated [p.34] was listed as part of the changes between HTML 3.2 and
HTML 4.0. This element was not actually defined in HTML 3.2 [p.329] . It is now in the new
Section A.1.3 (previously A.3) [p.301]
The longdesc attribute was said to be specified for tables. It is not. Instead, the summary attribute
allows authors to give longer descriptions of tables.
Section B.4 [p.315]
The sentence "You may help search engines by using the LINK element with rel="start" along with
the title attribute, ..." read "You may help search engines by using the LINK element with
rel="begin" along with a TITLE, ..." The same stands for the companion example.
Section B.5.1 [p.317]
The sentence "This can be altered by setting the width attribute of the TABLE element." read "This
can be altered by setting the width-TABLE attribute of the TABLE element."
Section B.5.2 [p.319]
The sentence "Rules for handling objects too large for a column apply when the explicit or implied
alignment results in a situation where the data exceeds the assigned width of the column." read "too
A.2.1 Errors that were corrected