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Re: proper use of validation icons

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 10:49:53 -0500
Message-ID: <4A366DA1.1090307@aptest.com>
To: "Michael A. Peters" <mpeters@mac.com>
CC: www-validator@w3.org

Michael A. Peters wrote:
> Hardly means I'm clueless, simply means I need to adjust my code to 
> check the q value.
> I got the code snippet off of a Firefox developer blog. Guess he's 
> clueless too, as he didn't check the q value either.
> There's a difference between clueless and sloppy. Sloppy is probably a 
> better description for my bug.
> Browsers that don't know how to properly parse xhtml (IE IE8) seem to 
> prefer not to even send it as part of what they can handle. But no, I 
> haven't tested all browsers. The main 4 gui get pages they properly 
> render (all but IE getting xhtml), wget and links get pages they 
> properly render. But yes, I'll fix the bug.
Feel free to share your fixed code so others can benefit - it is in 
everyone's interest to help ensure that XHTML documents are delivered 
using the proper media types.

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Received on Monday, 15 June 2009 15:50:29 UTC

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