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Very Tidy (24th November Edition)

From: Nigel Wadsworth <nigelw@redherring.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 1999 13:39:22 GMT
Message-ID: <19991230.13392200@achilles.legend.co.uk>
To: Dave Raggett <html-tidy@w3.org>

Thanks for your efforts on tidy. I picked it up via freshmeat this 
morning and have been busy 'spring cleaning' ever since. I've got 
hardly anything done but at least I know that it's neat!!

I now feel duty-bound to add alt attributes to all images, give all 
tables a summary and test using Lynx - good for you.

I've only picked up on one thing (that I initially thought was down to 
<table> can apparently use the attribute 'border' without specifying a 
number in which case it just defaults to a 1-pixel border. Clearly one 
of the WYSIWYG editors I've used in the past (I hate to mention it but 
possibly M$ Frontpage) has done just that.
The output from Tidy is a table attribute as follows:


which, of course renders no border at all.

Keep up the good work,

Received on Thursday, 30 December 1999 08:32:27 UTC

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