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Re: html validator suggestion

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 00:34:57 +0000 (GMT)
To: Jon Hall <jonhall@ozline.net>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.4.21.0101240028590.503-100000@fenris.webthing.com>
On Tue, 23 Jan 2001, Jon Hall wrote:

> and it will usually tell me where I goofed. The only problem I have is if
> the page has dynamic content that requires a form, cookie, or some other
> session data structure to be in place, the validator ends up scanning the
> error page.

One option there is to use cg-eye to construct your query, including all
the form data, cookies, or whatever else you need.  cg-eye has a
validation option.

> The solution?
> Provide a text box that users can copy and paste the html code into
> themselves.

That's another solution.  As it happens, the WDG validator offers
that option.

> Sounds pretty easy and doable to me.

That's no doubt why both the above tools have been available since
about 1997 under <URL:http://www.htmlhelp.org/tools/>.

Nick Kew
Received on Tuesday, 23 January 2001 19:35:14 UTC

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