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Re: [Fwd: MobileOK Validator Issues]

From: Sean Owen <srowen@google.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 09:52:21 -0400
Message-ID: <e920a71c0803120652h75a93c57u6466354c22185aa7@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Jo Rabin" <jrabin@mtld.mobi>
Cc: public-mobileok-checker@w3.org

OK I think we are in agreement then. I am, personally, willing to
treat it as a known issue in the checker, which has little practical
impact. I am happy to leave the BP alone.

On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 4:06 AM, Jo Rabin <jrabin@mtld.mobi> wrote:
>  Going back to Dom's earlier advice not to test declared validity, I think the value here is to not so much to say:
>  "You say you're a Ham Sandwich, you're not, and neither are you valid XHTML Basic"
>  So much as
>  "You say you're valid XHTML, you are, but unfortunately you're not valid XHTML Basic."
>  Which I think is worthwhile, although it doesn't reach the minimalist level recommended by Dom.
>  If we are going to make this change then I suppose that needs to be reflected in mobileOK Basic, and we need to firm up on the idea of "Well Known" DTDs (and their locations) and make that normative, I think.
>  Either way, the conversation needs to be had on the BP List etc.
>  Jo
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