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Re: validator feedback

From: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 19:06:28 +0200
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010625195704-b01010705-a302a150-0910-010c@192.168.1.6>
On 25.06.01 at 14:41, Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org> wrote:

>At 02:09 +0200 2001-06-23, Terje Bless wrote:
>>On 22.06.01 at 09:43, Stephanie Booth <steph@climbtothestars.org> wrote:
>>
>>>The link to "explanation" on validation errors is a great idea. It would
>>>also be very useful if the "explanation" page provided links to the
>>>recommendation for immediate problem look-up.
>>
>>Thanks for the suggestion! I'm not sure we can implement this completely,
>>but we can certainly improve it with fairly simple measures. A complete
>>implementation would have to track relevant clauses for each error from
>>each and every standard that we can validate against, but providing links
>>to the most common standards from the error explanations would be doable.
>
>I did it for the CSS validator. It's not implemented yet, but 
>Philippe has a file with each error and a link to the right place in 
>the spec.
>
>It will be possible to do it for HTML validator if we can control the
>output.

For every version and variant from HTML 2.0, through XHTML, to MathML?
Received on Monday, 25 June 2001 13:57:09 GMT

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