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Re: FW: W3C HTML validity

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2007 22:31:25 +0000
To: John Freeman <J.Freeman@wansbeck.gov.uk>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1194733885.7664.22.camel@localhost>
On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 18:54 -0500, John Freeman wrote:
> Hi,

> I work in the IT Department at Wansbeck District Council. We use your
> Markup Validation Service to ensure that our website is Valid Strict
> HTML. We are currently evaluating Search Engine products for our site
> but are struggling to find one that is been written so that it is
> valid HTML. I thought I would see what W3C were using and I see that
> you are using Google. The Google search product does not actually
> satisfy the validation criteria for valid HTML or XHTML as far as I
> can see

> As this is an issue we are looking at I was wondering what your
> thoughts are on this as I would have thought this is something the W3C
> would have avoided if possible?

Hi John,

We work with W3C Members on an ongoing basis to help convince them
to validate their pages. It is an ongoing process.

Best,

 _ Ian



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