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Re: Alternative validation tools.

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 21:12:18 +0000
Cc: "'Tim Roberts'" <tim@wiseguysonly.com>, "'WAI list'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
To: <chitchcock@cast.org>
Message-Id: <8E71017F-1396-11D7-A90E-0003939B5AD0@btinternet.com>


I'd like to mention, that if it were open source, other people would 
most likely mirror it, and help with development, and bug reports. I 
find the lock out very unhelpful, we check pages say once a quarter, 
and need a run at it, drip feeding is very nearly useless, and 
generally resort to assuming that pages are OK rather than wait 

As a non-profit, with a low and remarkably irregular income, its not so 
much the one off $99 as the regular licensing that puts me off, perhaps 
you could consider a once in a lifetime fee, with indefinite upgrades, 
after all you most likely need to spread ownership rather than keep 


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