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Re: Linking to HTML Validation service from client application

From: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 11:19:48 +0900
To: "Nick Bradbury (TopStyle)" <public@bradsoft.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020926021948.GA15378@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

On Wed, Sep 25, 2002, Nick Bradbury (TopStyle) wrote:
> This probably isn't necessary given previous threads such as
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-validator/2001JulSep/0484.html ,
> but just to be sure, I'm wondering if any permission is necessary to
> call the W3C's HTML validation service from within a desktop
> application?

If your client "behaves", I see no reason to refuse. Go ahead.
> Our plan is to link line numbers shown in the validator output with line
> numbers in our editor, so users can quickly correct mistakes.  Can we go
> ahead and do this, or should we be talking to someone at the W3C to get
> permission first?

Nifty idea. Be aware, though, that the validator's output may change...

Olivier Thereaux - W3C
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Received on Wednesday, 25 September 2002 22:19:50 UTC

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