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Re: [ANN] New CSS Validator version

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 2 May 2012 05:55:15 -0400 (EDT)
To: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.1.10.1205020554310.15711@wnl.j3.bet>
On Wed, 2 May 2012, Yves Lafon wrote:

> Dear all,
> We released today a new version of the CSS validator.
> Use the CSS validator on the Web:
>        http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/
> Get/Browse the source:
>        http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/2002/css-validator/Install on your server/ 
> use as commandline:
>        http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/DOWNLOAD.html

Should be...

Get/Browse the source:
Install on your server / use as commandline:


> Changes:
> First, I would like to thank all contributors, mostly on translations for 
> this release (and more is needed as I keep introducing some new errors and 
> warnings).
> The main change is support for CSS3 background and borders and Multi-column 
> layout
> * CSS Multi-column Layout Module
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/CR-css3-multicol-20110412/
> * CSS Backgrounds and Borders Module Level 3
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/CR-css3-background-20120417/
> * Reverted the HTML parser from the validator.nu's HTML5 parser
>  back to TagSoup for stability reasons.
> * CSS3 is now the default CSS level selected, to reflect what
>  Web authors are using today. The usual W3C Recommendation-based
>  levels are of course still available.
> * ... and lots of other small bug fixes, many left...
> The CSS validator is a free, open source tools which relies on *us*, the Web 
> community, to survive and get better. Many thanks are due to the many users, 
> translators, bug reporters, patch contributors, and bearers of good ideas 
> that made this release possible - some (but not all) of whom are listed in:
> http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/thanks.html
> Beyond the great effort provided by the community, a lot of the burden of
> making this free tool falls on the W3C. Hosting and bandwidth are fairly
> heavy for these popular services, and as you can see above, coding does
> take up quite some time, too. If you use the validator frequently, rely on
> in in your company, or want to show your support for good, free open
> source tools, please consider making a donation, or become a sponsor:
> http://www.w3.org/QA/Tools/Donate

Baroula que barouleras, au tiéu toujou t'entourneras.

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