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RE: valid mark-up only priority 2!! WAS valid comments

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 17:13:23 -0000
To: "WAI IG" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBLCBLIMDOPKMOPHLHEEEGEJAA.jon@spin.ie>

> Thanks Jon - very eloquent ;-)
>
> As a side issue then, why is it only priority 2 that mark-up be valid?
> Surely this is the most basic building block of an accessible page and as
> such should be priority 1. (sorry if this is old ground for some)

From a perspective of accessibility only many examples of invalid markup are
pretty harmless, so it seems reasonable that it is of less priority than
cases with clear and well demonstrated accessibility issues (some priority 1
issues are also examples of invalid markup, so the worse consequences of
invalid markup are handled at priority 1 already).
Received on Monday, 11 November 2002 12:07:09 GMT

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