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Re: Suggestion for the validator

From: Thanasis Kinias <tkinias@optimalco.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 21:32:56 -0700
To: Tom Kelleher <kelleher@tkelleher.com>, www-validator@w3.org
Message-id: <01062021325605.01398@localhost.localdomain>
On Wednesday 20 June 2001 08:38, Tom Kelleher wrote:
> Everyone,
> Nice job on this tool. VERY useful to have.  We may make validating a key
> part of our system review for our web development team.
> Suggestion:  In addition to uploading HTML files, would it be possible to
> simply copy and paste HTML into a textbox?  In our case, our site is
> entirely password protected -- so we can't just send the URL through your
> main interface.  That forces us to view the source for each page, *save it
> to a file* and then upload the file (and then later delete the file).  It
> would be nice to drop out the extra steps -- and just copy the source and
> input it into a textbox, and have the validator go to work on it.

Another short-cut -- available only in Opera -- is a right-click option to 
validate the current page.  It submits the source from the cache to the W3C 
Validation Service, just as if you used the file upload.  It only requires a 
single right-click, however.

Thanasis Kinias
Vice President & Manager of Information Systems
Optimal LLC
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Received on Thursday, 21 June 2001 00:33:01 UTC

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