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Re: Beta: XML caveats disappeared

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 23:17:04 +0100
To: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Message-ID: <a01060005-1021-524C20EEEC5511D6A2D300039300CF5C@[]>

Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:

>In the good old days the validator confessed it's limited XML support by
>pointing at http://www.jclark.com/sp/xml.htm IIRC. Since the XML support
>is obviously not any better than before, the not should be reassembled.

I've put back the note in the "Warnings" section when the Validator is
operating in XML mode. I'm not entirely certain it's actually a good thing
to have it there (the warning gives far too much weight to the
"limitations", which will give non-experts the wrong idea) or whether
that's the best place to have it.

We'll see what if any feedback it garners after the next beta.

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