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Re: the checkbox "Clean up Markup with HTML Tidy" does nothing

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 15:01:32 -0400
Cc: W3C Validator Community <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3CE3B806-7B99-42E2-B8A9-6B50CDE1D72B@w3.org>
To: Eugene Reimer <ereimer@shaw.ca>

Hi Eugene,

[please keep www-validator in your replies]

On Mar 27, 2008, at 14:51 , Eugene Reimer wrote:
> Yes but wouldn't it be more useful if the tidying were done before  
> the validating?

Maybe, I'm not sure...

I tend to think that
"here are the errors in your document, and an attempt at fixing it"
is more useful than
"if I fixed your document it would be valid (but whether it was valid  
before... who knows""

wouldn't you agree?

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