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Re: jigsaw report should indicate profile used

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 13:58:06 +0100
To: ve3ll@rac.ca
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <rm3g12l51p2upmeviln9elq4b4042r939m@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* ve3ll@rac.ca wrote:
>For full disclosure,the report generated by jigsaw should indicate
>the profile used.  i was unaware that the default was set to 2.0
>and after the report indicated a property setting that was invalid
>i reported it to someone who has written a tutorial on CSS usage
>the link to it was found on w3.org style pages.....

Could you http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/BUGS.html file this feature
request in the bug tracker? Note that Jigsaw is a web server, you mean
the CSS Validator.

>And finally maybe the time has come to make 2.1 the default...
>most browsers are close to implementing this level..... -- 

Note that this would mark style sheets that use CSS 2.0 features not
included in CSS 2.1 as invalid. That's not such a good idea. What people
suggested instead is to discuss in more detail in the result which CSS
versions a style sheet conforms to and which it does not conform to.
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