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Re: Validator logo for module-based XHTML?

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 22:49:57 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20020226.224957.74748352.mimasa@w3.org>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Terje Bless <link@pobox.com> wrote:

> Peter Sheerin <pete@petesguide.com> wrote:
> >Should there be a generic icon to indicate that a page has passed
> >validation, with a label something like "Valid Module-Based XHTML"? Or
> >would that simply encourage bastardization of the language, or imply
> >that the w3c is giving some form of approval to a custom DTD that it
> >didn't write?
> Well, it's your DTD; /you/ provide an image for it! :-)

> As for whether XHTML m12n applications should have their own generic icon,
> I think that's up to the XHTML m12n WG and I'm not entirely certain that we
> could detect it's use in the Validator (at least not without resorting to
> hacks such as triggering from the appearance of "XHTML" in the FPI).

The W3C HTML Working Group just discussed the issue during its
face-to-face meeting, and declined Peter's request.  It would be
too much work for the validator to check XHTML Host Language
document type conformance.

Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Tuesday, 26 February 2002 08:50:22 UTC

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