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Re: Proposal: Don't to XML wf-ness checks on text/html pages [was: Validator timeout and XML-LibXML bug]

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 00:41:03 +0300
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Cc: public-qa-dev@w3.org, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, ted@w3.org, "Dominique Hazael-Massieux" <dom@w3.org>, jean-gui@w3.org, tgambet@w3.org
Message-Id: <201006190041.03851.ville.skytta@iki.fi>
On Saturday 19 June 2010, Ian Jacobs wrote:

> Out of curiosity, is there a more abstract UI that would be useful to
> people (hiding at first glance the well-formedness test, for example):
>   * I am interested in maximum browser compatibility
>   * I am interested in XML-compatibility, and am ok with extra
> processing
> I made up those two, but perhaps there is a simpler interface for
> newbies.

Not that I'm aware of.  But if it does, not that it matters to me personally 
much, I'm not sure if it would be appropriate to call it a "validator" -- that 
term has a pretty strong formal odor.
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