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Re: CSS Validator

From: EE <ee@bjaili.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2004 06:22:55 +0300
To: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-id: <410F050F.2030303@bjaili.com>


Where I am at, it cost me money for connection. I have to pay for the 
ISP and the phone company. Therefore, I can't stay online for long time 
while I am developing. In addition, It will be  annoying and 
inconvenient to sign-on/off every time I need to validate my css.

The reason that I don't know about cvs is that I was until recently a 
windows user then I switched to Linux. I am sure there are a lot of 
windows' users who don't know what is cvs and even what is Linux.

I can't complain why it is  hard to install the service as it is free. 
Trust me, I will be able to install it. I will install cvs client in my 
box and will go from there.

Thank you?

olivier Thereaux wrote:

> Hello EE,
> On Aug 3, 2004, at 5:46 AM, EE wrote:
>> I am really lost. I have no idea what is cvs and how get files from
>> there. What program I need to use to download the validator? Can I use
>> an FTP client? Plz help.
> I sincerely hope you do not take this as being rude, but I would like  
> to ask why you want to install the validator instead of using it  
> online. I know there are very justifiable reasons, but as I wrote  
> previously:
>>> Please note this is known to not be absolutely trivial.
> In other words, installing the CSS validator is *hard*, and if you  
> start asking panicked questions about CVS, I can guarantee it is 
> going  to take a lot of questions and answers... This is not your 
> fault, in  any case, we know that this difficulty is a problem and 
> solving it is  planned.
> Anyway... To download the CSS validator yo can not use an FTP client,  
> sorry, you will have to use a CVS client and follow some instructions  
> to use it.
> The basic CVS client is the commandline tool "cvs". It can be 
> installed  easily for most unix/linux flavors, on OSX it's in the 
> developer tools.  For windows, you have a few GUI versions such as 
> tortoiseCVS or winCVS.
> Once you have CVS working you can download the source.
> Then you will need a working Java environment.
> Then you will need something to buid/serve the software. Jigsaw or  
> Apache+ant should do the job fine.
> Good luck.
>>> [1] http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/DOWNLOAD.html
>>> [2] http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/
>>> [3]  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-validator-css/2003Jan/ 
>>> 0037.html
Received on Monday, 2 August 2004 23:24:56 UTC

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