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Re: OK to display W3C logo based on 3'rd party validator?

From: Uriel Wittenberg <uw@urielw.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 1999 00:24:54 -0400
Message-ID: <37E85A16.CA811FBC@urielw.com>
To: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
CC: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Terje Bless wrote:

> On 21.09.99 at 17:45, Uriel Wittenberg <uw@urielw.com> wrote:
> >Liam Quinn insists I am entitled to display the W3C "valid HTML" logo
> >based on validation at http://www.htmlhelp.com. Is this true?
> I'm not sure what the W3C thinks of it, but AFAIK the icon is meant to
> signify that the page in question has been validated to conform with the
> relevant standard. The reason for the "W3C" is just that the relevant
> standards are from the W3C. Also, both validators should give the same
> result; if it validates with one it will validate with the other

If I could assume that there'd be no issue. As I read the W3C website, their
permission to display their logo depends on use of _their_ validator. Do
they endorse others?

Received on Wednesday, 22 September 1999 00:25:33 UTC

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