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Re: Abuse of the W3 Logo

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 1999 17:27:45 -0700
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To: Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>
Cc: Michael Gade <michael@mgade.dk>, www-validator@w3.org
At 05:29 PM 9/28/1999 , Gerald Oskoboiny wrote:
>I thought a fun thing to do one day if this kind of thing gets
>out of hand would be to change the image files (e.g., vh40.gif)
>to be CGI scripts that check the referring document for mistakes
>and return a different image depending on the results: a valid
>HTML icon for pages that validate, and something else for those
>that don't.

Do most places reference the image file URL directly from the
W3C site?!  I have always used a local copy, both on Idyllmtn
sites and the HWG's site.

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