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GUI for the CSS validator?

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2005 10:51:37 +0900
Message-Id: <54232495e003e965fa238969ce24be86@w3.org>
To: CSS validator list <www-validator-css@w3.org>

There have been talks of providing a jar of the CSS validator, and this 
is certainly a good idea. However, if I am not mistaken, even with a 
jar it is quite difficult to install the servlet on a Web server.

One interesting workaround would be to create a java GUI for the CSS 
validator (a la rdfpic[1]), which would surely be easy to use on almost 
any platform, especially given how ubiquitous java is on the desktop. I 
have hopes that by making the tool more widespread, we could get more 
java developers interested, and hopefully ramp up the level of 
development and maintenance for the tool.

[1] http://jigsaw.w3.org/rdfpic/

Do you think this is a good idea? Would anyone be interested in 
undertaking this?

Received on Friday, 5 August 2005 01:51:43 UTC

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