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Incorrect use of English: "Revalidate"

From: GEOFF <geoff_louw@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 09:42:34 +0200
Message-ID: <BLU154-w4394BAAF04A2F5E76708A4FC660@phx.gbl>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>

This may seem pedantic, however I'd like to point out that the use of the word "Revalidate" as used on your HTML validator is incorrect.

If a document fails the test, the button that comes up should read "Check again," or "Test again."

The failed document has not been validated by the test in the first place, and it is therefore impossible for it to be "Re" - validated. It is only possible for it to be checked again, and if it passes the test, then it it is valid and therefore has been validated.

"Revalidate" is in any case not a real word.

Geoff Louw
079 578 9704

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