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Re: POV

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 09:45:51 -0400 (EDT)
To: William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>
cc: au <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9909100945340.1707-100000@tux.w3.org>
This is relevant to this group too.

On Wed, 8 Sep 1999, William Loughborough wrote:

  DJW (on Amaya list) says "One of the reasons for the fact that most web
  pages are invalid HTML is that people validate them with browsers which
  attempt error recovery, so they end up designing for the error recovery
  behaviour, not to the specification."
  
  I think this is a lovely "sound byte." Our guidelines emphasize
  validation and it might be worthwhile to point out that validating with
  a browser is less than optimum.
  -- 
  Love.
              ACCESSIBILITY IS RIGHT - NOT PRIVILEGE
  http://dicomp.pair.com
  

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