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Re: automated queries

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2002 23:05:37 +0000 (GMT)
To: Matthias Englert <Matthias.Englert@gmx.de>
cc: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>, W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0211302301000.2028-100000@jarl.webthing.com>

On Sat, 30 Nov 2002, Matthias Englert wrote:

> > The output options are there so that people can begin to experiment with
> > integrating the Validator in their workflows -- CMSs or blogs etc. -- but
> > if you integrate it in a production environment you'd best be prepared for
> > it to break.
> That's ok as long as I can detected that it's broken (should be no
> problem by parsing the version information and check for a 200 OK).

Sounds as if you're fine with the experimental options.

If you want a guaranteed stable XML or EARL validation service, I can
offer you that from Site Valet.  But a guaranteed-stable format would
be a commercial option (though these options in Page Valet have in
practice been fully stable for more than a year now).

Nick Kew
Received on Saturday, 30 November 2002 18:05:41 UTC

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