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Re: This link seems to crash validator

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 1999 20:00:02 -0400
Message-ID: <37DD9002.A04538B3@htmlhelp.com>
To: Robert Carnegie <RobertC@ecsumail1.ecsu.org>
CC: "'www-validator@w3.org'" <www-validator@w3.org>
Robert Carnegie wrote:
> I'm not joining - I just thought I should tell someone:
> http://validator.w3c.org/ isn't replying to me about the TeX page
> http://hutchinson.belmont.ma.us/tth/ .  The validator just hangs, or
> returns no content.

I'm not sure why the W3C Validator would give you problems, but you can
also use the WDG HTML Validator
<http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/> or A Real Validator for
Windows <http://arealvalidator.com/>.  All three validators share the
same core parser so they share the same level of accuracy.

> http://websitegarage.netscape.com/ gives the TeX page full marks for
> everything except for search engine compatibility and, er, spelling -
> because TeX and TtH aren't real words, maybe.

Web Site Garage is a different kind of checker from true validators. 
You really need to be skeptical with anything that it says; see
<http://arealvalidator.com/real-validation.html> for details.

Liam Quinn
A Real Validator for Windows, http://arealvalidator.com
Web Design Group, http://www.htmlhelp.com
Received on Monday, 13 September 1999 20:01:46 UTC

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