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Re: w3 validator

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2001 09:53:11 +0100 (BST)
To: Linus McCabe <linus@mccabe.nu>
cc: www-validator@w3.org, gerald@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.4.21.0108200948490.1814-100000@fenris.webthing.com>
On Fri, 17 Aug 2001, Linus McCabe wrote:

> I have a small idea for the validator;

A variant on your idea is implemented in the Page Valet (see my .sig):
each validation results page includes a "check links" link.

> While it parses the document it could automatically gather the local links 
> from the page and provide them on the result page, for easy validation of 
> subpages.

To do that literally would be harder, because the software used for the
SGML-based validation has no concept of HTML links.  So it really is
a separate step.

Nick Kew

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Received on Monday, 20 August 2001 04:53:32 UTC

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