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Re: Tangent: validation in Opera

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 23:37:16 +0100
Message-ID: <15986.22940.67257.726620@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org

Also sprach Kynn Bartlett:

 > In my opinion, what is needed is for the validator to return an
 > application-readable version of its output, perhaps in EARL [1] or
 > something like it.  This would allow your problem (1) to be solved,
 > as you could parse and interpret the validator's output, and either
 > resend with your own doctype selected or generate your own
 > prompt. It will also allow Opera to create its own way of presenting
 > the validator's output which could make more sense in context.

True, it will give us more options. But also much more work. If we
choose to do more work in this area, we would probably embed a
validator light into Opera. But our preferred option is to work with a
battle-tested validator.

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          cto °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
Received on Friday, 14 March 2003 17:38:13 GMT

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