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Re: an usability suggestion

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 13:22:12 +0000
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: Juan Lanus <jlanus@netscape.net>
Message-Id: <4DCA86D8-52FB-11D7-BC45-0003939B5AD0@btinternet.com>

Juan,

how about breaking your page into parts, and validating each part?

Jonathan

On Saturday, March 8, 2003, at 07:32 PM, Juan Lanus wrote:

>
> Hi Validators
>
> I'm validating
> http://200.16.86.250/portal/nuke/ 
> modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=2
> and getting more than 5000 errors.
>
> The validator's output is so bulky that it's difficult to use. The  
> computer goes 100% CPU while my Netscape 7 sets the page for a long  
> time, and it's difficult to scroll to the bottom to look at the source  
> listing,
>
> The problem is that the page has a long string of invalid characters,  
> about 5000 binary zeros.
>
> _______________________________________________________________
> The suggestion:
>          treat and report any number of contiguous invalid characters  
> as only one item.
> _______________________________________________________________
>
> This way the meaningful errors (there are many in this awful page)  
> will not get lost in the huge list.
>
> Saludos!
> Juan Lanus
> TECNOSOL
> Argentina
>
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Received on Monday, 10 March 2003 08:20:00 GMT

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