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Re: Pedagogic validation

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2009 08:13:54 +0200
To: "Lars Gunther" <gunther@keryx.se>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uz4rlgrwidj3kv@simon-pieterss-macbook.local>
On Fri, 11 Sep 2009 17:06:43 +0200, Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se> wrote:

> BUT: The principle still applies since the code to check could have been:
> <input name="foo" title="foo type=text" />

I don't think the validator can flag this without giving too many false  
positives on intended cases. Is it actually a common mistake? Maybe it's  
better to have a clearer syntax highlight with a distinct background color  
for attribute values or something.

> Which is valid today, now that type="text" is optional.

It has always been optional.

BTW, I filed http://bugzilla.validator.nu/show_bug.cgi?id=651 for the  
alt=My title case.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Saturday, 12 September 2009 06:14:38 UTC

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