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Re: Misleading header on validator.w3.org

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Sun, 16 May 2004 23:50:11 +0200
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <b02010203-1033-0253B9AFA78311D8B4B40030657B83E8@[193.157.66.23]>

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Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

>validator.w3.org says:
>
>|Welcome to the W3C Markup Validation Service; a free service that
>|checks documents like HTML and XHTML for conformance to W3C
>|Recommendations and other standards.
>
>However, this appears to be incorrect. It only checks for syntactic
>validity, not for conformance.
>
>Any chance this could be corrected? As it stands it is misleading, since
>people will think that it checks for complete conformance when it
>doesn't.

Hmmm. Good point. That blurb is a bit "market-speak" and specifically aims to
not completely scare off users. Can you suggest alternate phrasing?

- -- 
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