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From: Michael Adams <linux_mike@paradise.net.nz>
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2008 17:27:00 +1200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-id: <20080909172700.6b79b536.linux_mike@paradise.net.nz>

On Tue, 09 Sep 2008 04:38:43 +0200
Srdanov Ivan increased personal carbon footprint by exciting electrons
the world over with these memorable words:

> I am building a website, and my HTML validates properly.
> But I'm interested can I change the valid img into grayscale ('cause
> my page is black/white/gray colored) ? I have attached grayscaled img,
> and would prefer to do the same for CSS valid img, if that is not a
> problem :)

Why would visitors to your site want to validate it instead of read it?

What if you make a change which accidentally breaks your valid page, so
it becomes like 95% of the other web pages out there. Do you still want
visitors to check that your code is no longer valid?

Yes you are proud of your achievement, but visitors are there for the
content, not to validate your page. And if they do wish to validate your
page they can do so without the silly icon. Really isn't the validator a
developer tool, not a web surfers tool?


All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall
be well

 - Julian of Norwich 1342 - 1416
Received on Tuesday, 9 September 2008 05:26:32 UTC

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