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Re: Validation as EARL

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2001 15:03:19 +0100 (BST)
To: Gannon Dick <gdick@gte.net>
cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20011027144351.K524-100000@fenris.webthing.com>

On Sat, 27 Oct 2001, Gannon Dick wrote:

> I haven't had a chance to look at the EARL validation, but I will.

I'm not sure myself if it's going to lead anywhere, but people have
been expressing an interest, and having a working system available
should enable people to explore the possibilities further.

> I noticed that you used the MSIE parser for XML ...

My SP/XML stuff, like the EARL, is designed to be a building block for
new applications.  And I hope that other developers will use it: if it's
only me, then I'm wasting my time.  The MSIE parser stuff is the
first application from another developer to go (more or less) live.

>   actually this parser works nicely for the
> XHTML 1.0 (DTD's) too.

Yes, I imagine it would, since these are XML too.

> Although I don't have a public site on the web on which to place the
> code for this client side validator I'll be glad to send it to you.

I'm not quite sure what you mean, but if you have a nascent application
for anything at Site Valet, I'll be very pleased to see it.

-- 
Nick Kew

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