Re: example spec text for longdesc

Henri Sivonen, Wed, 30 Mar 2011 12:36:58 +0300:
> On Sun, 2011-03-27 at 17:28 +0200, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
>> Henri: Shouldn't checkers validate @cite too?
> Checkers *must* validate that @cite contains a valid URL potentially
> surrounded by spaces.
> However, I don't think using @cite as an example here does any good.
> @cite is a remarkably useless feature in HTML. With my validator
> developer hat on, I have about zero interest in developing
> @cite-oriented checking features.

The important question was: should @cite point to a fragment - or not.

If it should, then it would - I suppose - be simple to check that the 
@cite points to a fragment. Whether that fragment is correct, is 
another thing - I understand that that requires "heavier" validation.
leif halvard silli

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