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Re: Idea -Not sure who to talk to

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2010 21:03:05 -0600
To: "Daniel Hendrycks" <kondo8@hotmail.com>
Message-Id: <81D8573D-01E1-4F76-A377-011CEBE53937@w3.org>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org

On 6 Jan 2010, at 8:54 PM, Daniel Hendrycks wrote:

> Hi, I am Daniel Hendrycks
> I would like to request/propose a service to the W3C. This service  
> would check for coding errors then fix the errors if not all. It is  
> like Tidy but actually developed by the W3C, with the W3C developing  
> it would reach more people (since the W3C is more popular), which in  
> turn would make the quality of the web increase by having more  
> validated pages, and it have a better algorithm. Tidy does not fix  
> every coding error, I think if a service like Tidy was more  
> developed it would fix more of those errors. I think Tidy's  
> development has almost stopped because there has not been an update  
> in years. I'm not sure about that.
> Could someone please point me in the right direction or could you  
> bring this idea up some time to other members?
> Thanks in advance,
> Daniel Hendrycks :)

Hi Daniel,

If you think Tidy is a good start but does not do all that you think  
it might, then I urge you to start there rather than from scratch.

Tidy is open source:

Seems the last news was indeed from around June 2008.

Are you a programmer yourself?

  _ Ian
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