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RE: Alternative validation tools.

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2002 00:08:54 +0000 (GMT)
To: Tim <tim@wiseguysonly.com>
cc: "'WAI list'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0212210003150.1846-100000@jarl.webthing.com>

On Fri, 20 Dec 2002, Tim wrote:

> This actually brings up a good point.
> With all the time that is spent on great open source "free for all"
> products on sites such as SourceForge, what do list members actually
> think is the reason that no large scale "open-source" accessibility
> validation tool exists.

Tidy would be the nearest as of now.

I'd be very happy to open up AccessValet if I could find a sponsor for
it.  Or some other way to pay the bills.

> By this I mean a tool that is developed in the true open-source way -
> not by a for profit or not-for-profit organization, but by developers
> not even connected geographically. 

We have a developer community into which that would fit nicely.
The W3 Validator IRC channel is our main meeting space - dealing
with a range of tools centered on but not limited to v.w.o itself.

Nick Kew
Received on Friday, 20 December 2002 19:08:59 UTC

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