Re: Flexibility for HTML validator...

From: Kynn Bartlett (kynn@idyllmtn.com)
Date: Sat, Sep 25 1999


Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19990925215409.00957a60@mail.idyllmtn.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 1999 21:54:09 -0500
To: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Flexibility for HTML validator...

At 07:58 a.m. 09/24/99 +0200, Terje Bless wrote:
>On 23.09.99 at 22:35, Wes Groleau <wwgrol@ftw.rsc.raytheon.com> wrote:
>>it might be nice to have an "alternate interface" where the user can
>>cut/paste the entire page contents into a form.

>For now you'll need to run the validator locally.

You can use the HTMLhelp validator for this purpose, too.

Question, though:  Is it okay with your network security guys
to post firewall-protected content on outside servers?  Remember
that you theoretically are making this information available to
the world, and if it's hidden for a reason, you are causing a
security hole by sending it to the validator.

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Kynn Bartlett  <kynn@idyllmtn.com>                   http://www.kynn.com/
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