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Re: [Fwd: MobileOK Validator Issues]

From: Sean Owen <srowen@google.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 13:29:17 -0400
Message-ID: <e920a71c0803111029w40944f2cj3c0edca468c9b520@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Dominique Hazael-Massieux" <dom@w3.org>
Cc: public-mobileok-checker@w3.org

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 1:02 PM, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org> wrote:
>  FWIW, I remember that some people were not happy with the idea of
>  downloading unknown DTDs from the Web; I personally would much prefer
>  this to the current situation where we simply abort when encountering
>  this. Maybe this should be a configurable option?

How about just not fail? It seems wrong to call it an error or a test
failure. We get a valid HTML 4.01 document, and we can run plenty of
tests on it, just not validate its markup. I say just give it the
benefit of the doubt. Most docs like this will likely fail the XHTML
Basic validation anyway.
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