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Re: QUESTION: HTML validation at w3c

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Jan 1999 09:27:35 -0800
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To: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
I recommend writing the web host and requesting that they use
valid code.

ISPs and free hosting companies that do this -- _require_ their
users to create invalid and possibly inaccessible web sites --
are doing a grave misservice to their users and the community.


At 10:16 a.m. 01/07/99 -0500, David Poehlman wrote:
>this is forwarded from the advanced html digest list.  I would
>appreciate that any responses go directly to the original poster below.
>> ------------------------------
>> Date:    Wed, 6 Jan 1999 22:28:17 -0600
>> From:    j_p2@juno.com
>> Subject: QUESTION: HTML validation at w3c
>> ------------------
>> Is there any way at all to get W3C's Validator to ignore the code that
>> is inserted by the server?
>> My site is hosted for free by Hypermart < http://www.hypermart.net/ >. In
>> order to keep my hosting free, I'm required to type <!--#echo
>> banner=""--> in each page. The server (Apache, UNIX) then inserts code in
>> that uses the <center> tag and a whole bunch of other junk that refers to
>> the ad. My page is completely valid except for this stupid ad that pops
>> up.
>> Is there anything I can do?
>> -Joel D. Parker
>> __ Joel D. Parker, Internet-Lynx Galore! @ www.Internet-Lynx.com __
>> j_p2@juno.com rootrider@netzero.net, Web Designer/Coder in Tacoma, WA
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