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Re: Validator Dev Watch: fuzzy matching for unknown elements/attributes

From: Mumia W.. <paduille.4061.mumia.w+nospam@earthlink.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 22:17:49 -0600
Message-ID: <499B8BED.2070100@earthlink.net>
To: W3C Validator List <www-validator@w3.org>
On 02/17/2009 08:26 AM, olivier Thereaux wrote:
> Hi Mumia,

Hi Oliver.

> On 16-Feb-09, at 4:08 PM, Mumia W.. wrote:
>> Thanks. I noticed that something interesting was happening in the code
>> when my local validator failed because the String::Approx module was
>> missing. This happened after I updated a few hours ago.
> Would it be better if I sent a quick note to this list whenever we add 
> (or remove, I guess) a dependency? I'm not sure if everyone with a local 
> instance would deal easily with itů I guess someone keeping in sync with 
> the development tip is likely to handle it well, but who knows.

I tend to think that anyone who can successfully install 
SGML::Parser::OpenSP should be able to react well to a single missing 
module; however, the requirement of String::Approx should probably be 
mentioned in the installation notes (which I haven't looked at recently).
Received on Wednesday, 18 February 2009 04:18:52 UTC

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