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Meta Generator tag in Tidy's output

From: Barney Wol <Barney.Wol@noctua.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 07:48:30 +0000
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To: html-tidy@w3.org
Hi Dave,

	Back in December Dan Kohn requested you include a Meta 
Generator tag in Tidy's output, and you replied:

> ...It would need to be modified slightly, since href is not an
> allowed attribute for meta.

There was universal approval to the idea in this list, and I'm 
pleased to see that the 13th January version incorporates a simpler 
version of what Dan suggested:

<META NAME="generator" CONTENT="HTML Tidy, see www.w3.org">

Would there be advantage in including the version number (and release date)?

I see that the W3C's own front page has a couple of Meta tags with 
full URI references, for example:

>   <META http-equiv="PICS-Label" content='(PICS-1.1
> "http://www.classify.org/safesurf/" l gen true for "http://www.w3.org"     by
> "philipd@w3.org" r (SS~~000 1 SS~~100 1))'>

Is this valid, thus somewhat contradicting your original statement, 
or has the W3C webmaster got it wrong? :-)

Incidentally, Tidy replaces the double-quite marks in the second and 
third lines of the above example by &quot; - is that correct?


			Peter Vince

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