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Re: stats for percentage of invalid HTML pages on web?

From: Joshua Poot <josh.lists@rootpoot.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2001 09:57:13 -0800
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To: www-html@w3.org
This would require some sort of validating spider. People who write invalid 
markup probably don't validate their pages, so even if online validators 
were keeping logs, the data would be skewed.
Too bad wysiwyg editors don't all drop generator tags, we could just look 
for those to get an approximate percentage.

I'd guess it's somewhere over 99%.


At 11:28 AM 2/20/2001 -0600, Todd Littell wrote:

>Does anybody know of any references to stats on what percentage of web
>pages contain broken/invalid HTML?   i.e. not well-formed, such as
Received on Tuesday, 20 February 2001 12:57:40 UTC

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