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Re: Initial remarks on Unicorn

From: Steven Pemberton <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2009 16:03:40 +0200
To: "Jean-Guilhem Rouel" <jean-gui@w3.org>, "Steven Pemberton" <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: public-qa-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.u1hioeutsmjzpq@steven-750g>
On Wed, 07 Oct 2009 18:28:49 +0200, Jean-Guilhem Rouel <jean-gui@w3.org>  
wrote:

> Le 07/10/2009 16:45, Steven Pemberton a écrit :
>> Do you content negotiate? I went to some pages that I *thought* content  
>> negotiated betwen HTML and XHTML, but your validator only seemed to  
>> look at the HTML version.
>
> Do you have a URI handy? I think the behavior depends on each  
> validator/checker.

http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml IIRC

>>>> 6. .intro    Property  margin doesn't exist : 0 0 0 0
>>>>     .intro {width: 60%; border: thin black solid; background-color:  
>>>> #ccf; float: left; margin: 0 0 0 0}
>>>>     What's wrong with 'margin'?
>>>
>>> I couldn't reproduce this, can you give us the URI to Unicorn's  
>>> results?
>>   
>> http://qa-dev.w3.org/unicorn/observe?ucn_uri=www.internetguideto.com%2Flondon&ucn_lang=en&ucn_task=conformance#
>
> This error is reported by the CSS validator:  
> http://qa-dev.w3.org:8001/css-validator/validator?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.internetguideto.com%2Flondon&profile=css21&warning=2
>
> It seems to be because the space before the word margin is not a regular  
> one (perhaps it is a non-breaking space).

If that is the case, then the validator should definitely report it as  
such! The validator is there to help me discover why pages are not doing  
what they ought, and if it says that a property doesn't exist that clearly  
does, it needs to point me to the problem...

Best wishes,
Steven
Received on Thursday, 8 October 2009 14:04:22 GMT

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