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Re: Beta: outline feature broken

From: Gannon J. Dick <gdick@verizon.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 07:01:09 -0600
Message-ID: <000601c27e82$16cbabd0$b9ac2e04@home2>
To: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>, "Olivier Thereaux" <ot@w3.org>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>

The source is important for server configuration issues, charset, MIME type
etc. when
you are not positively sure what the validator is impugning.  "Automatic
Detection" is a
curse best left to the ignorant.

Gannon J. Dick
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
To: "Olivier Thereaux" <ot@w3.org>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, October 28, 2002 3:29 AM
Subject: Re: Beta: outline feature broken

> * Olivier Thereaux wrote:
> >On Sun, Oct 27, 2002, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> >
> >>    http://validator.w3.org:8001/check?uri=http://www.w3.org;outline=1
> >> said to give an outline of the document but it does not.
> >
> >This was one of the big pre-beta questions among developers.
> >Some said it was better if the requested feature (outline, source, etc)
> >was there regardless of the result, others thought it was better to
> >leave "details" out if the document is valid.
> >
> >This is an open question, opinions are welcome.
> It does not make sense to me to hide source/outline/
> parse tree if the user explictly requests them.
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