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Re: Machine readable format for validation results

From: Gannon Dick <gdick@gte.net>
Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2001 09:23:14 -0500
Message-ID: <000601c148f2$47b34120$2689e041@home2>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
May I suggest a XML RPC or it's SOAP cousin for XHTML or XML documents?  That way you could explicitly validate with error return, or not as is your whim.

It should not be forgotten that the popularity of HTML and the web itself  rests upon the **loose** syntax of HTML and mass produced invalid documents.  You validate so you know you are doing it right, not because you have no 'right' to do it.  
Received on Saturday, 29 September 2001 10:17:10 UTC

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