Re: Suggestion for Change in HTML Validatior

On 08.01.01 at 11:12, Jukka Korpela <> wrote:

>It is none of a validator's business to check what's inside an HREF
>attribute, since such an attribute is declared as being CDATA, which means
>roughly speaking "anything goes".

OTOH, there is no reason why checking the contents of a href attribute
couldn't be implemented as an optional extra feature as the Weblint support
was. If the mentioned idiocy (href="uri:http") should start to spread it
may even prove to be a necessary stick to beat people over the head with.

Received on Monday, 8 January 2001 04:55:02 UTC