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Re: Validity

From: Jens Meiert <jens.meiert@erde3.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2005 10:27:36 +0100 (MET)
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <29869.1131096456@www-master.gmx.net>

> I agree whit Roberto and Gez.

Dito.

No offense meant, but this issue is ridiculous, isn't it? Not including
validity undermines the WCAG (how is something supposed to be automatically
testable without required validity) as well as the W3C (by disrespecting
other key specifications), and it generally sets the wrong signal.

Is there really /any/ advantage of not including it? Stating that there are
user-agents where you can actually improve (!?) accessibility by invalid
markup is like stating that you can cross the city faster by ignoring all
red traffic lights.

To set the right signal, validity should be included, as a Level 1
criterion.


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Jens Meiert
Information Architect

http://meiert.com/
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