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Re: Feedback on WWW Validator

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 11:24:05 +0300 (EEST)
To: Dan Short <danshort@gte.net>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SOC.4.64.0709101122520.5160@mustatilhi.cs.tut.fi>

On Sat, 8 Sep 2007, Dan Short wrote:

> The Validator should allow any type of text, including HTML tags, between 
> <textarea> and </textarea> on a form.

No, of course not. The validator simply checks whether a document complies 
with the Document Type Definition it purports to comply with. Of course it 
must not "allow" something that is disallowed by the DTD specified.

Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Monday, 10 September 2007 08:24:18 UTC

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