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Re: behaviour of validator with script and noscript

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2004 05:58:35 +0100 (BST)
To: Tim Jackson <lists@timj.co.uk>
Cc: Maria Moore <M.L.Moore@utas.edu.au>, www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0410120547580.1714@hugin.webthing.com>

On Tue, 12 Oct 2004, Tim Jackson wrote:

> It's hard how to know to respond to such deliberate contortion of the
> truth such as your "designer" is inflicting on you.

It's not deliberate, it's just clueless.  If the "designer" was capable
of *deliberately* contorting the truth, they would do so in rational
and informed terms.  People do sometimes argue rationally for "harmless"
presentational attributes, or for invalid elements such as <nobr>,
but this isn't such a case.

Nick Kew

Nick's manifesto: http://www.htmlhelp.com/~nick/
Received on Tuesday, 12 October 2004 04:59:07 UTC

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