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Re: [VE][388] Error Message Feedback

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Sat, 13 May 2006 14:10:56 +0100
Message-ID: <4465DAE0.4090506@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
CC: Jan Christian Anker <jc.anker@anker-zemer.no>, www-validator@w3.org

Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

 > [snip]  If your HTML markup "needs" a comment, the odds
 > are that it is too artificial and should be restructured.

I would respectfully disagree : here is an extract from a
family of HTML templates on which I have been working
recently --

	<!-- Generic meta elements -->
	<!-- End of Generic meta elements -->
	<!-- Scripts -->
	<!-- End of Scripts -->
	<!-- Style sheets -->
	<!-- End of Style sheets -->

This partitions the head region of the document into a number
of disjoint regions; someone modifying the templates after me
will, if they follow the comments, not destroy the structure
and start interspersing style sheets with scripts, etc.

Philip Taylor
Received on Saturday, 13 May 2006 13:10:40 UTC

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