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Re: [VE][62] Error Message Feedback

From: David Håsäther <hasather@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2005 19:23:22 +0100
Message-ID: <438DEE1A.4080909@gmail.com>
To: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>

On 2005-11-30 18:33, Philip TAYLOR wrote:

>>> If the language were extended to allow attributes in
>>> closing tags [...]
>>
>> They would be completely redundant, so what would that add?
> 
> The very thing that the original poster requested : the ability
> to tag closing tags (sorry, unintentional overload of "tag" here)
> such that visual inspection would clearly indicate which closing
> tag was meant to match which opening tag.

That could already easily be achieved with a comment declaration for
example.

> I see no redundancy at all ...

Apart from giving a visual indication -- which can be achieved in other
ways -- it _would_ be redundant.

> ... but rather (as the original poster suggested) an elegant
> enhancement of the language which would benefit those who author
> HTML by hand as well as potentially improving the diagnostic
> capabilities of the validator (which is why I've cc'd WWW-Validator).

Yea, my intention was to post it to the list, but somehow I mailed just
you instead.

-- 
David Håsäther
Received on Wednesday, 30 November 2005 18:23:42 GMT

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