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Re: http://validator.w3.org/ who came up with this site?

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2005 08:31:10 +1000
Message-ID: <4344542E.6010206@lachy.id.au>
To: Rick Horvath <rick@noodleware.com>
CC: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>

Rick Horvath wrote:
> The 3 errors are valid code because IE will display the page differently without 
> these attributes.

No, the 3 errors are *invalid* because the *validator* tells you so! 
The fact that some browsers support them is completely irrelevant to the 
concept of validation.  Browsers support a lot of invalid, proprietary 
extensions that are not defined in any HTML version, but that does not 
make them valid!

Lachlan Hunt
Received on Wednesday, 5 October 2005 22:31:30 UTC

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