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Re: Validators that don't validate (was RE: Cold Fusion)

From: Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 1998 15:53:19 +0100
Message-Id: <199811111453.PAA12773@www47.inria.fr>
To: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> FWIW, the W3C Validator is not infallible.  Take, for example, the
> following three URLs:
> http://www.w3.org/Press/1998/DOM-REC.html.ja
> http://www.htmlhelp.com/ja/reference/html40/
> http://www.htmlhelp.com/reference/html40/entities/latin1.html
> These pages are all valid HTML 4.0, but the W3C Validator disagrees.  (The
> WDG HTML Validator [1] correctly declares these pages to be valid.)
That's true, because the current W3C HTML Validation Service doesn't
understand various character encoding schemes, such as ISO-2022-JP.
We know that, and we are trying to internationalize the validator.
Unfortunately, we haven't got the time to work on it so far ...
Received on Wednesday, 11 November 1998 09:53:28 UTC

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