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Re: Search Engines Validating Pages?

From: zoran knezevic <zoransa@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 15:23:02 +0200
Message-ID: <ecea34890707100623o45f420bfqde66c1dfdf1b2de1@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Nikola Mitic" <nikola.mitic@gmail.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org

I may bet soon Google will fix markup at least at homepage.

On 7/10/07, Nikola Mitic <nikola.mitic@gmail.com> wrote:
> It is also interested that even Google home page is not valid :(
>
> Regards,
> Nikola Mitic
> http://www.car-4-me.com
>
>
> On 7/9/07, Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, 4 Jul 2007, lists@calleridspoofing.info wrote:
> >
> > > Are there any search engines that are actually validating page content
> > > with the W3C standards? We've heard that Google doesn't take this in to
> > > account, but we're wondering if other ones do and figured that one of
> the
> > > gurus here would be able to answer our question.
> >
> > This isn't really about the W3C Markup Validator, which what the
> > www-validator list is about. There are many newsgroups, lists, and other
> > forums that discuss search engines. But briefly: since most web pages are
> > not valid and since validation (by search engines) isn't useful for the
> > purposes of search engines, I don't think they do validation. But
> > validation (by authors) is useful getting your pages properly handled by
> > search engines, since search engines process HTML markup and they may get
> > confused with markup errors in some cases.
> >
> > --
> > Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
> >
> >
> >
>
>

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