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Re: [www-validator] <none>

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 00:07:16 +0100
To: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
cc: Jonathan.Cotton@dfait-maeci.gc.ca
Message-ID: <a01060007-1022-372CFE6E066A11D7987A00039300CF5C@[]>

Jonathan.Cotton@dfait-maeci.gc.ca wrote:

>I am a frequent user of the W3C Validator. I am enjoying the new layout
>for the site, except for one thing. When you successfully validate a
>page for no errors you should have a new address box, instead of having
>to press the back button to put in another site.
>Does this make sense?

Yes. :-)

We've chosen to supress the part of the page containing the Revalidate form
(as well as some other page elements) from Valid results to make the
resulting page a little more approachable and less confusing.

This is obviously a tradeoff between simplicity and power and we're
continually adjusting which direction to give more weight based on user
feedback. Right now this particular issue is leaning in the direction of
simplicity, but we may opt to lean further in the other direction in the

Thanks for your feedback on this. User feedback is invaluable in
determining just such cases as this, so please do not hesitate to let us
know if you have further comments!

"I don't want to learn to manage my anger;
 I want to FRANCHISE it!" -- Kevin Martin
Received on Monday, 2 December 2002 21:52:14 UTC

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