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Re: Tidy feature request

From: <JAMESICUS@aol.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 1999 07:38:39 EST
Message-ID: <0.1bb6c98a.2587944f@aol.com>
To: html-tidy@w3.org
> Dan Kohn wrote:
>  > > + Finally, I think you should consider having an option for Tidy
>  > > to add a tag such as <meta name="Generator" content="HTML Tidy,
>  > > a free utility from Dave Raggett at the W3C, version 30th
>  > > November 1999" href="http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett/tidy/">.
>  > > The point would be for anyone viewing the HTML source to say,
>  > > "Wow, I wish my source looked this nice!" and immediately know
>  > > what to do about it.  Of course, you would want to allow people
>  > > to turn this off, but I would suggest that the default should be
>  > > on.
>  
>  Dave Raggett wrote:
>  > I would be interested in what other folk think of this idea.
>  > It would need to be modified slightly, since href is not an
>  > allowed attribute for meta.
>  
>  I approve!  I think you should allow us the option to give you some
>  credit for your hard work.  I *regularly* use HTML Tidy to clean up ugly
>  markup and it is one of my favorite tools (in its HTML-Kit incarnation,
>  particularly).  A META tag wouldn't hurt anything and making it an
>  option should remove any possible objection.
>  
>  John Tobler

Me too on this!  I am an HTML-Kit/Tidy user, and Tidy is my favorite - and 
most used - utility.

James Pickering
Received on Tuesday, 14 December 1999 07:39:12 GMT

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