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Re: Including valid-html401 icon

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2004 23:53:08 +0200 (EET)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.58.0401232349290.18317@korppi.cs.tut.fi>

On Fri, 23 Jan 2004, Gregory Berkolaiko wrote:

> When I validated my 4.10 Transitional page, I was suggested to include the
> "valid-html401" icon on the page, which I did.

On what grounds? Was there some rational reason, some real gain to be
achieved. In reality, the icon is worse than useless, see
http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/html/validation.html#icon

> Then I tried to
> re-validate my page now using Strict setting and the offending code was
> the code suggested for the inclusion of the icon!
>
> I think this is a bit illogical.

No, I wouldn't say so. You had a Transitional doctype, so why couldn't the
added code be Transitional?

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Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Friday, 23 January 2004 16:55:44 GMT

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