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Re: Notes on validome test suite / validators comparison

From: Validome-Staff <staff@validome.org>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 14:40:24 +0200
Message-ID: <02c701c814a8$b7c34c70$6af606d9@alex>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>

Hi Frank,

> Is than an
> issue in the "XHTML 1.0 transitional" schema or in your code ?

Neither an issue in our schema, nor an issue in our code. Our schema
validator in the current version simply verificates URIs in accordance to
appropriate demands:
http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-xmlschema-2-20010502/#anyURI
 "such rules and restrictions are not part of type validity and are not
checked by ˇminimally conformingˇ processors. Thus in practice the above
definition imposes only very modest obligations on ˇminimally conformingˇ
processors. "

As you know, there is no so simple as you claim to provide a reliable URI
check. At the moment Validome processes URI handling with help of a (simple)
schema validation ...It's not exactly brilliant, but - as we know - there is
no validaor at the moment, which handles it much better. It is necessary to
develop another *concept* for handling URI check. There is someone in our
team, who currently works on URI handling concepts in our validator. As
"URI" is a nontrivial issue, it will take some more time for modelling and
coding an acceptable solution for a sustainable URI check. This will be
probably in V3.0 (current version: 2.6.1).

BTW:
Validome supports validation of IDN domains since May 2007:
http://www.validome.org/validate/?uri=http://www.h%c3%a4ndewaschen.de
This would also make sense for the W3C-Validator, as it can not handle IDN
domain validation till now:
http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.h%C3%A4ndewaschen.de&charset=%28detect+automatically%29&doctype=Inline&group=0
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