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Re: Roadmap to CSS validator release - your participation welcome

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2006 10:36:10 +0100 (MET)
To: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
cc: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>, QA Dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.64.0612071032320.20937@gnenaghyn.vaevn.se>

On Thu, 7 Dec 2006, olivier Thereaux wrote:

> The fact that the markup is in the template is not such a bad thing. Ideally 
> of course we would have a three-tiered solution as you suggest (code without 
> markup, markup, and localized messages) enforced more strictly.
> There may be a reason why the opening <ul ... is in the templates and the 
> closing one in the java code, but I doubt it. Markup should be moved to the 
> templates if possible.

One thing to ensure is the well-formedness of the output, mixing the 
opening of a tag in the template and the closing of it in the java code is 
the best way to generate bad markup. It can be fixed by adding new things 
in the template (the <!-- #foo --> in the template files) to have a better 
security wrt to this issue.
My 2 cts. :)

Yves Lafon - W3C
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Received on Thursday, 7 December 2006 09:36:31 UTC

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