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Re: Warning count wrong

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:09:55 +0900
To: Roger Cornwell <roger@cornwellinternet.co.uk>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20150330090955.GA1547@sideshowbarker.net>
Roger Cornwell <roger@cornwellinternet.co.uk>, 2015-03-13 12:29 +0000:
> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/5502D840.9050702@cornwellinternet.co.uk>
> 
> When checking http://www.timdalling.co.uk/blossom2.html I get no errors, but
> the heading says
> 
> 
>      Validation Output: 4 Warnings
> 
> However, only three warning messages are listed. These are all the same,
> only the line number changes:
> A table row was 3 columns wide and exceeded the column count established by
> the first row (2).
> 
> This is a valid warning and the only thing I am drawing your attention to is
> the mismatch between the heading and the actual number of warning messages.

The warning counts are a misfeature of the legacy validator and at this
point any problems in that misfeature are not likely to fixed, ever.

You would be much better off just using http://validator.w3.org/nu/ directly

  —Mike

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Michael[tm] Smith https://people.w3.org/mike

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