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Re: use IDNs in the Validator's URL field

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2007 20:13:34 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <46168DCE.4503@xyzzy.claranet.de>

David Dorward wrote:
 
>> However that feature should not be introduced before the W3C validator
>> can check URI syntax in attributes like "href".
 
> It can, and does, not that there is much to check, since URI syntax is
> defined as CDATA by the specification.

I wasn't talking about the DTD syntax, but the prose in the spec.s, e.g.
http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/types.html#h-6.4
http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/appendix/notes.html#non-ascii-chars

There was a short thread about "conformance testing" and "validation"
some days ago, IIRC it was here.  

Frank
Received on Friday, 6 April 2007 18:16:31 GMT

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