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RE: Warnings with valid background-color

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 22:18:18 +0300 (EEST)
To: Matt LaPlante <mcd@cyberdogtech.com>
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.63.0510192210320.16154@korppi.cs.tut.fi>

On Tue, 18 Oct 2005, Matt LaPlante wrote:

> Well I think the best course of action would be to differentiate between
> technical "warnings" and style "warnings".

First you complained about non-objective warnings. Now you want to have 
two kinds of warnings.

> In fact, the validator did catch an invalid font family name I
> had been using, and reported it as a "warning," which I subsequently
> corrected.

I have no idea of what you are referring to, since you give no actual 
facts about the incident.

> I avoided forwarding the entire previous email text again, but I would like
> to address one comment here:

It's one that was already commented on, and the comments commented on.
I'm not going to repeat. I will just correct one factual error:

> It's all set in writing by a standards body;

It isn't. The W3C is not a standards body. It's an industry consortium 
that produces "recommendations", among other things. (I refrain commenting 
on the authoritative status of CSS "recommendations"; it's so sad 
history.)

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Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
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