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Re: Balancing the myth-busting

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2005 16:32:46 +0100
To: WAI-GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20050809153246.GC24192@us-lot.org>

On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 11:12:00AM -0400, Joe Clark wrote:
>> And the validator finds no errors on the page, since the validator 
>> does not support Javascript - naturally - and hence see the 
>> *original*, target-less, source.
 
> The validator's limitations make its results incorrect.

Its results are only incorrect if you change the test from "Check that
the markup conforms to the DTD" to "Check that the DOM, after client
side manipulation, conforms to the DTD".

The validator only claims to test the former, and thus it is correct.

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David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
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