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Re: [ANN] 0.6.2 Beta #1 of the W3C Markup Validator

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Sat, 24 May 2003 19:28:50 +0200
To: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
cc: Nicolas Roeser <n-roeser@gmx.net>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
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Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:

>* Nicolas Roeser wrote:
>>I think the fallback feature may come handy for many people who
>>produce/have sites without a DOCTYPE/charset declared. However, it's
>>possible that they don't even bother to fix that when we offer
>>fallback, "because it works as is"... Well, should we care? :-|
>You don't convince people to care by stronger emphasis. Empasis is meant
>to help people to understand, not to shout at them if they don't want to

Ah, I suspect that's what Nicolas meant; the error message might be confused
with an informational message (i.e. a message that may safely be ignored) and
stronger emphasis might make it clearer that the message is important.

Depending on feedback we may elect to emphasize or deemphasize this message.

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