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Re: [VE][388] Error Message Feedback

From: Michael Adams <linux_mike@paradise.net.nz>
Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 21:56:40 +1200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-id: <20060515215640.3f9e3275.linux_mike@paradise.net.nz>

On Mon, 15 May 2006 08:25:15 +0900
olivier Thereaux wrote:


> Let us not, therefore, be too hasty in equating the statement from one
> participant in a mailing-list to the stance of W3C at large: Jukka, in
> the present case, is an active participant to this mailing-list, and 
> has a lot of insight, but his message does not represent the official 
> message of W3C. So, please read his  "Comments considered harmful" as 
> "some people, myself included, consider comments harmful", not "it has
> been formally decided that comments were harmful and that their
> support would be deprecated".
> Hoping this will help you understand the mechanics of W3C,
> regards,
> olivier

I like that reply, Normally i like to defer to Jukka especially on the
Valid HTML icon. But in this case i feel that there is a case for
Comments. Yeah, ok, they may add to a page but it would take a lot of
comments to even equal the overhead of one spacer GIF. On a scale of
no-no's this is a minnow compared to the Moby Dick-ensian mess put out
by Word or Frontpage.

 Those that can, do; those that can't, teach.
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