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Re: your search box

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 11:44:17 -0500
Message-ID: <3DDBBBE1.9010305@w3.org>
To: Karen Bollan <Karen.Bollan@hda-online.org.uk>
CC: "'site-comments@w3.org'" <site-comments@w3.org>

Karen Bollan wrote:
> I have been told by a website developer that your validator will NOT
> validate a website unless there is text in the search box (e.g. enter text
> here) however, I note that your own site does not have anything within the
> google search box.  Have I been misinformed?
> I have used the search facility to try and find the answer, and browsed
> various sections of the website, but my technical language is limited so am
> not quite sure where to look (searching on the terms I used brought over 1k
> responses).

Hi Karen,

I'm not sure I've undertsood your question. The validator [1]
allows you to validate documents by URL. There is also an option [2]
that allows you to upload a file for validation.

I don't think we have an option that allows you to paste
a document in a text box.

  - Ian

[1] http://validator.w3.org/
[2] http://validator.w3.org/file-upload.html

> Thanks
> Karen Bollan
> HAZnet Adviser
> Health Development Agency
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> London  WC1V 7BA
> Tel: 020 7061 3101
> www.haznet.org.uk

Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
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