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Re: [ANN] W3C Markup Validator 0.6.5 Beta #1 - "Zeldman Made Us Do It!" - Is Released!

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2003 20:24:24 +0300 (EEST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.50.0308282022510.23326-100000@korppi.cs.tut.fi>

On Thu, 28 Aug 2003, Jim Ley wrote:

> The Beta validator is also trying to be helpful in the tag-soup world we
> actually author pages within, where being valid, can still be a bad choice,
> because so many User Agents get it wrong.

The intent is obvious. But isn't it equally obvious that such checks are
not the job of a validator?

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Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Thursday, 28 August 2003 13:25:18 GMT

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