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[Bug 1454] New: Should "tentatively valid" have the same style (color) as valid?

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Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 04:57:34 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=1454

           Summary: Should "tentatively valid" have the same style (color)
                    as valid?
           Product: Validator
           Version: 0.7.0
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: check
        AssignedTo: link@pobox.com
        ReportedBy: ot@w3.org
         QAContact: www-validator-cvs@w3.org


Currently the results for a successfol and for a *tentatively* successful (i.e the document validate with 
override or fallback) "look" the same, e.g apart from the wording they use the same style and color. 

We could instead use a different color (I suggest a middle grey) for the "this page is tentatively valid 
foo" banner.

PRO: makes it clearer that the document will *not* be valid until the changes are made.
CON: might be confusing if the document is actually valid X, and the user performs a tentative 
validation for Y. 

The CON case above is fairly weak and unlikely, but there may be others I have not thought of. 

Opinions?
Received on Tuesday, 17 May 2005 05:40:59 UTC

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