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Re: Balancing the myth-busting.

From: Johannes Koch <koch@w3development.de>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 00:01:03 +0200
Message-ID: <42F9279F.40701@w3development.de>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org

Gez Lemon wrote:
> Some accessibility validators do not check validity, even though
> validity is a priority 2 level requirement for WCAG 1.0. At the
> moment, validity is considered part of accessibility, and as the
> markup validator is an automated checker, to my mind, it belongs in
> the results.

But you cannot blame a markup validator (i.e. by definition a tool that 
checks markup document against a formal grammar - a DTD) not to find 
accessibility errors, that are not errors in terms of DTD.

Johannes Koch
In te domine speravi; non confundar in aeternum.
                             (Te Deum, 4th cent.)
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