Re: Abuse of the W3 Logo

From: Kynn Bartlett (
Date: Tue, Sep 28 1999

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Date: Tue, 28 Sep 1999 16:45:04 -0700
To: "Michael Gade" <>
From: Kynn Bartlett <>
Cc: <>
Subject: Re: Abuse of the W3 Logo

At 04:46 PM 9/28/1999 , Michael Gade wrote:
>If this kind of abuse is allowed, then people will loose the confidence they
>should have that W3 can handle the HTML specs.
>I am not surprised to hear that you can't access it. The W3 validator
>reports Error 403 Access Denied, when you run it with

No, they'll lose confidence in the companies that are lying.  There's
no way the W3C can _police_ for abuse, nor can they issue lawsuits
or the like to force compliance.

Kynn Bartlett  <>         
Chief Technologist, Idyll Mountain Internet
Catch the Web Accessibility Meme!