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Re: Why validate

From: Debbie Mitchell <debbiem@companyv.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 11:23:04 -0800
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <20100113190758.M83842@companyv.com>
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Hi,

Validating and correcting all issues in the basic sources (html and css)
makes troubleshooting other issues much easier.

And I agree - you can learn a LOT from corrections.

Also as browsers advance the sites I have built long ago that were totally valid html 
have managed to stay readable and stable much longer than sites in which
I got a way with "fudging things" a bit to make it look pretty in a hurry.
 
Often my most infuriating design conflicts have been the result of a silly error.

On many coding support forums for scripts and other applications
the group will not even begin to assist you if you have not validated your site.



Deb


---------- Original Message ----------- 
 From: Sergio Lopes <sergio@tatanka.com.br> 
 To: Tilman Bender <tbender@stud.hs-heilbronn.de> 
 Cc: Jens Meiert <jens@meiert.com>, www-validator@w3.org 
 Sent: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 13:43:04 -0200 
 Subject: Re: Why validate

> Tks for the replies 
> 
> -------- 
> 
> Sergio 
> http://www.caelum.com.br 
> 
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 8:13 AM, Tilman Bender <tbender@stud.hs-heilbronn.de> wrote: 
> Hi, 
> 
> and there is more to it: Having valid (X)HTML is often a prerequisite 
> for other activites such 
> as automated functional testing with Canoo Webtest, HttpUnit etc. 
> 
> Am 13.01.10 11:05, schrieb Jens Meiert: 
> 
> >> What are the benefits to validate my site using w3c's validator? 
> >> 
> > Itís professional, and youíll learn a lot (my take [1]). Validation 
> > can help you reducing the likelihood of for example accessibility or 
> > layout issues too, but thatís not as certain. 
> > 
> > 
> > [1] http://meiert.com/en/blog/20090130/about-validation/ 
> > 
> > 
> 
>  
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