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Re: HTML File Validation - do you need it?

From: Carter St.Clair <carter@codeinfusion.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2004 17:12:03 -0500
Message-ID: <001701c3eb6b$ebb6a730$0201a8c0@carter>
To: "Simeon Willbanks" <simeon@simeons.net>, <www-p3p-policy@w3.org>

If your xml file is at /w3c/p3p.xml, the link tag is redundant.

-Carter St.Clair
 http://codeinfusion.com
 http://p3pedit.com


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Simeon Willbanks" <simeon@simeons.net>
To: <www-p3p-policy@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 4:38 PM
Subject: HTML File Validation - do you need it?


>
> Hello All,
>
> Thanks to the archives on this list, my p3p compact policy and p3p.xml are
> validating.  Thanks!  I realize you need to have both of these in working
> order to be inline with Microsoft.
>
> My question is this, do you need to have the "HTML File Validation" set in
> order to have the policy work?  My understanding is that you donšt.  The
W3
> only requires one of the three to be valid, and MS likes you to have the
> compact policy and policy reference in place.  Am I correct?  This will
also
> save a lot of time because, we will not have change each page on our site,
> just make the modifications in apache.
>
> Thanks,
> Simeon
>
> Error Example:
> ------------------------------------------------
> Step 3: HTML File Validation
>
> HTML document has no P3P compliant link tags.
>
> Message: No valid P3P compliant <link> element.
Received on Wednesday, 4 February 2004 17:12:10 GMT

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