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Re: [techs] Re: HTML techniques - Embedded objects (no blocker)

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2003 08:50:57 -0500 (EST)
To: Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG <rscano@iwa-italy.org>
Cc: Roberto Ellero <rellero@webaccessibile.org>, "Yvette P. Hoitink" <y.p.hoitink@heritas.nl>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.55.0311020846360.22329@homer.w3.org>

Yes, checkpoint 3.2 only requires that the document is valid according to a
published DTD or schema - the W3C validator is a useful tool not a definitive
authority. (It may even have bugs and give incorrect results from time to
time...) For that matter there are other validators out there which can be
used - Henry Thompson's XML schema validator XSV
http://www.w3.org/2001/03/webdata/xsv is an example, and there are links to
some other HTML validators on the W3C validator page.



On Sun, 2 Nov 2003, Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>
>To: "Roberto Ellero" <rellero@webaccessibile.org>
>Cc: "Yvette P. Hoitink" <y.p.hoitink@heritas.nl>; <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
>Sent: Sunday, November 02, 2003 2:37 PM
>Subject: [techs] Re: HTML techniques - Embedded objects (no blocker)
>>You simply need to create a DTD that includes HTML and allows embed to
>>included - essentially by adding a module for it. If we are going to
>>the possiblity of doing this we should create the appropriate DTD and
>>how to include it in the document...
>For respect of CheckPoint 3.2 WCAG 1.0, *all* the DTD are valid ot only
>these ones that are supported by the validator?

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