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Re: Newbie question about W3C images

From: Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 1999 03:15:55 -0500
To: "Aijaz A.Ansari" <aijaz@enoor.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <19991206031555.C24069@w3.org>
On Sun, Dec 05, 1999 at 11:13:45PM -0600, Aijaz A.Ansari wrote:
> Hello there.  
> I have just started to use the W3C HTML Validation Service with
> a web site (www.qss.org) that I work on that has about 1500
> different pages.  Not all of these pages validate cleanly
> (yet), but I'm trying to get there so that I can have the
> server automatically display the icon on all pages instead of
> keeping track of which pages validate and which don't.  
> For convenience, right now I don't display the icon on all
> pages, but in the hyperlink I display the string "W3C
> Validator".  This provides an easy way for me to call the
> referer validator as I visit various pages.  

I don't really see a problem with that.

> My question is: Is there some other icon or image that can be
> used for situations like this while I'm working on getting the
> pages to validate?  My motivation is to make the visitors to
> the site aware of the issue and to show them that this is one
> of the goals we're striving towards.

W3C doesn't have any images like that, no.

You could maybe write something like:

    This site strives to be <a
    href="http://validator.w3.org/check/referer">valid HTML</a>

but that would clutter up the page with extra text.

Gerald Oskoboiny       <gerald@w3.org>  +1 617 253 2920
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Received on Monday, 6 December 1999 03:15:56 UTC

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