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Re: silverlight

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 21:25:01 +0100
Message-ID: <48A0A01D.2070700@dorward.me.uk>
To: Rick Merrill <rickmerrill@comcast.net>
CC: www-validator@w3.org

Rick Merrill wrote:
> "Using Silverlight, designers are able to prepare media for encoding 
> <http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/S/encoding.html> and distribution, and 
> create W3C <http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/S/W3C.html> 
> standards-compliant sites."
> 
> Will the sites validate??

As far as I can tell, the Silverlight code is included via <script> 
elements, so the raw HTML will be valid. A quick poke at the DOM of an 
example page with Firebug suggests that the generated code is also 
conformat.

That said, Silverlight itself is completely proprietry and not a W3C 
standard.

(Please direct responses to the validator mailing list and not directly 
to me, thanks)

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David Dorward                               <http://dorward.me.uk/>
Received on Monday, 11 August 2008 20:27:12 GMT

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