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Re: validator bugs (incorrect passes)

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 13:23:22 -0800
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To: Marc SCHAEFER <schaefer@alphanet.ch>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
At 03:42 AM 1/30/2000 , Marc SCHAEFER wrote:
>Also, it suggests I should use WIDTH and HEIGHT tags for IMG, but if I add
>them, then it tells me it's not valid HTML 2.0 (so why suggest it in the
>first place) ?  Those problems are new (well, since the last time I used
>the service, maybe 6 months or so). NB: I have always run in pedantic
>mode and with the weblint results. Without, maybe you don't see the errors
>and you validate incorrect code!

Weblint isn't a good judge anymore of what's correct or incorrect.
You should ignore nearly everything weblint says, and I argue that it
should be removed completely from the Validator's options.

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