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Re: CSS-validator to HTML-Kit

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 11:45:23 -0600
To: Tapio Markula <tapio1@gamma.nic.fi>
Cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF038FC192.EA0A9231-ON8625685F.0038337E@rfdinc.com>

On Fri, 7 Jan 2000, Tapio Markula wrote:

> I downloaded the latest version, where you plugin works ok. I
> made comperehensive CSS-menu (I should include everything -
> including font matching algorith properties, which are not
> mentioned in the property table of the CSS2 specification) in
> co-operation with Chami (they made from my *.hpd files
> DLL-files), see: http://www.chami.com/html-kit/plugins/
>
> Could someone make CSS validator to HTMK-Kit? I tested TopStyle,
> which validator and CSS sweeper is today buggy (missing
> properties and their values, don't find all errors, says as
> errors definitions, which are correct). Some matters are however
> better:
> - remark if the same property is mentioned twice in the same rule
> - comments of browser support
>
> The designer of TopStyle promised to fix bugs to version 2.0. I
> could be however nice, if CSS could be today validate reliable
> without going to the Internet.

Adding CSS checking to HTML Tidy is a nice idea, but I have to admit
that I am too busy to do much work on this right now. Perhaps this
could be approached incrementally. It would be helpful to get a feel
for what you think are the most important style sheet errors to look
for?  Can you prioritize them?

p.s. I maintain Tidy but not HTML-Kit.

Regards,

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