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RE: Producing an XML report from the validator

From: Esmond Walshe <esmond.walshe@eeng.dcu.ie>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 16:36:14 +0100
To: "Nick Kew" <nick@webthing.com>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NEBBIBNMGLIEPHHNEEOPGEIACDAA.esmond.walshe@eeng.dcu.ie>
Hi Nick,

Thanks for getting back to me so soon.  What I want to be able to do, is
create a validation report for an entire site.  This could be done, by
either validating a batch of pages at the one time and producing an xml
report, or by producing an xml report for each page and then developing an
application to colaborate these pages into one report.

To create a report like this would be a lot more difficult if just using the
current output from the validator.



-----Original Message-----
From: Nick Kew [mailto:nick@webthing.com]
Sent: 13 June 2001 12:44
To: Esmond Walshe
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Subject: Re: Producing an XML report from the validator

On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Esmond Walshe wrote:

> I am just wondering if there has been any work done on, or is
> currently being done on getting the validator to produce XML output.

What purpose do you envisage this XML serving?

I have prototyped a version of the Page Valet - a service essentially
equivalent to the W3C validator - that produces XML.  However, it is
not part of any publicly available service, nor would it be useful
with a standard web browser.

Nick Kew

Site Valet - the essential service for anyone with a website.
Received on Wednesday, 13 June 2001 11:36:06 UTC

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