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Re: Re: Validator HTML output as XML

From: Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 8 Oct 2006 11:06:55 +0200
Message-ID: <7b9ad66d0610080206t44c12328vcf8ccac155c12f85@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Gmail Directeur" <directeur@gmail.com>, www-validator@w3.org

On 10/8/06, David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 07, 2006 at 08:28:10AM +0200, Gmail Directeur wrote:
> > The question, now :) will the html output template stand as it is now?
> > I mean, the script I've written depends of course on that.
> >

Depending on what you want to do you can also read the HTTP response
headers for details on error count:

X-W3C-Validator-Status: Invalid
X-W3C-Validator-Errors: 65

I guess the odds of these being stable over time are greater than
consistency in the HTML output.

I also remember seing a comment in the validator source about the
instability of the XML output structure.



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