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Re: Checkpoint 3.2.5 - link to validators

From: Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>
Date: Mon, 08 Feb 1999 16:33:53 -0500
Message-ID: <36BF5841.FAC48CDC@utoronto.ca>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
CC: WAI AU Guidelines <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> 
> Checkpoint 3.2.5, dealing with Accessibility help, requires a link to
> validation services.
> 
> I suggest that the use of validation should be a checkpoint within 2.1
> "generate standard markup", and that the use of bobby-style accessibility
> evaluation is largely covered already. However it is probably a good idea
> to point to available tools in the techniques document.

I agree that they should be mentionned, but tools should not rely on
outside checkers to perform checks, since (1) these may become too busy
if a large commercial product started linking users, (2) it won't help
offline and (3) they are not integrated with correction.
Received on Monday, 8 February 1999 17:40:15 GMT

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