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Why validate? (was Re: [VE][127] New Error Message Suggestion)

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Sat, 29 May 2004 07:13:15 +0100
To: eric schodde <eschodde@austin.rr.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1085811195.7950.3.camel@localhost>

On Sat, 2004-05-29 at 01:38, eric schodde wrote:
> I have typed in a number of known sites (netscape.com, agency.com,
> etc..) in your validator program. Everyone, including Dell, and
> Apple.com, come up as having HTML validation errors. I am doing this
> through Netscape Composer> Validate. It would seem at least the
> Apple.com site would register with you as being compliant. If all the
> sites I have typed in to your validator, show up on IE, and Netscape
> (a very small percentage did not here, but because my cache was full
> was the reason) how seriously should we take the validator feedback?
> It doesnt seem to be anything that is to concerning to anyone out
> there.

Please read the FAQ before posting, and use more appropriate subject
lines.

http://validator.w3.org/docs/why.html

and some other views:
http://valet.webthing.com/page/why.html
http://www.wdvl.com/Authoring/HTML/Validation/Why.html
http://www.earth.com/bad-style/why-validate.html
http://webdesign.about.com/library/weekly/aa092799.htm


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David Dorward       <http://blog.dorward.me.uk/>   <http://dorward.me.uk/>
Received on Saturday, 29 May 2004 02:19:04 GMT

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