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Re: HTML Validator

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Sat, 3 May 2003 17:11:33 -0400 (EDT)
To: Michael <michael@glueonsoftware.com>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0305031700390.711-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Sat, 3 May 2003, Michael wrote:

> I have run into a minor issue where I am using ASCII characters, as
> presentation text - between the tags - that display in IE but not in NS;
> This is a standards error, and while I have tried to correct it by using
> character symbols it won't display in Netscape: it is this or else I
> diminish the IE presentation to get standard.
> 
> I want to be standard, but I expect to serve everyone well; Until
> recently I have forked NS/MS; my websites seldom support the 'back'
> button, though out of necessity they support alternative navigation
> options, some far more complex. What would you suggest, that I diminish
> my content or conform?

If your content is only accessible to one or two browsers, then I'd 
consider it diminished whether or not you conform.

It's not clear from your description what you're trying to do.  If you 
explain what you're trying to do with an example, someone may be able to 
help you.

-- 
Liam Quinn
Received on Saturday, 3 May 2003 17:11:33 GMT

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