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Re: "valid [X]HTML x.x!" icons are Evil (was Re: Thanks a lot)

From: James Ralston <qralston+ml.www-validator@andrew.cmu.edu>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 13:28:04 -0500 (EST)
To: Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
cc: webmaster <webmaster@domovina.net>, www-validator <www-validator@w3.org>, Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0112201325580.12982-100000@pcmy.sei.cmu.edu>
On Mon, 17 Dec 2001, Lloyd Wood wrote:

> > <!--
> > W3C validation service <http://validator.w3.org/> results
> > Valid XHTML 1.1 as of 2001-12-16 17:34:00-04
> > -->
> nice idea - but nest <> in comments?  urgh.

I just threw a quick example together; I didn't say it was the optimal
thing to do.  If you have a better suggestion, throw it out.

> and who reads comments anyway?

The authors, of course!  That's why the validation information should
go in the comments (or someplace else where the clients won't see):
clients don't *care* about that information.

James Ralston, Information Technology
Software Engineering Institute
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Received on Thursday, 20 December 2001 13:28:17 GMT

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