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Re: Validation in WCAG 2

From: Kerstin Goldsmith <kerstin.goldsmith@oracle.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 10:44:02 -0700
Message-ID: <41239562.7070002@oracle.com>
To: david poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

The Oracle Accessibility Checker, version 3.0 (which is only available 
internally to Oracle until 2005) plans to incorporate valid HTML/XHTML 
checks.

-Kerstin

david poehlman wrote:

>My take,
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>Tools should not allow for creation of either inaccesable or invalid markup.
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>My question:
>What if any at require valid markup or are planned to?
>
>Johnnie Apple Seed
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Jesper Tverskov" <jesper.tverskov@mail.tele.dk>
>To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 2004 4:56 AM
>Subject: Validation in WCAG 2
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>In the proposal for WCAG-2 validation of markup and CSS is now "level
>one success Criteria for Guideline 4.1". In WCAG-1 the issue was listed
>in Checkpoint 3.2 as Priority 2.
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>Most of us will welcome that there is now more emphasis on the need for
>technologies to validate.
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>But there are also some problems in the validation-issue. It is easy to
>make the transitional versions of HTML and XHTML validate but not that
>easy if you opt for "strict" or XHTML 1.1.
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>Making validation a "level one success Criteria" could make is even more
>difficult to get web content authors to shift to the better "strict"
>versions of HTML and XHTML.
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>Maybe validation should be level one for the transitional versions and
>level two for the strict versions? I would like to hear the opinion of
>other members of this list.
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>Best regards,
>
>Jesper Tverskov
>www.smackthemouse.com
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