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Re: Unrecognized font

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 17:09:29 +0200
To: "''" <brewhaha@home.ecn.ab.ca>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <ciagtts52hectsao6rtt04c5rmr5ct7d3c@4ax.com>
* '' wrote:
>	I wouldn't make enough contributions to make it worthwhile to
>subscribe to this list. The problem I'm having is that Gerald Oskoboiny's
>validator sent me utf-8, which my browser doesn't support.

Which browser? Horrible browser!

>	Uh. and by the way. You offer two menus that say "detect 
>automatically" by default. Don't ask the question if you can make
>people write better HTML. encourage DOCTYPE declarations, BUT.
>	And this is a big BUT. Don't deprecate old features.

The validator doesn't, specifications do.

>Nothing is
>worse than forcing people to upgrade their web pages for browsers that
>don't support old features. Take the <LINK rev=made ...> tag for instance.  
>It would be nice if pages were required to provide a return address, even
>if it's bogus@dev.nul.

This is not a job for the validator, it just says the document is valid
or it isn't.

>The <center> tag was deprecated. What for?

CSS, see http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/
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