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Re: w3.org site-wide markup review?

From: Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 21:21:46 -0800
To: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110211052146.GB18783@w3.org>
Hi, I just happened upon this thread while checking the
site-comments archive for something else.

* Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com> [2011-02-01 10:49+0100]
> For reasons I forget, I'm subscribed to site-comments@w3.org, archived
> at [1]. Aside from a recent flurry about how wonderful the new HTML5
> material is (and requests for stickers - me too!) the majority of
> messages seem to be about questionable markup on the site. I don't
> know what processes are already in place for checking the
> accessibility and usability of pages, but that there are any messages
> of this nature suggests that things aren't quite as joined-up as they
> should be in W3C-land.
:
> A good way for dealing with this would be for the W3C to instigate an
> independent review, and to put automated processes* in place to ensure
> continuing quality of material.

You might be interested in this note from a few years ago on a
related system we used for a while:

    useful QA gizmo: check popular docs for HTML validity
    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-qa/2001Sep/0031.html
    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-qa/2001Sep/0033.html

It eventually succumbed to bit rot but I may revive it at some point.

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