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Re: Improvement of error message

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 00:24:18 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120625002418.7a27cedd@baldur>
On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 23:02:25 -0500
Brad Kruse <dear.brad.kruse@gmail.com> wrote:

> For the IQ impaired, huh? Sending to an inaccessible page seems rather
> unhelpful.

Whereas rude comments with no context to help discern what you're
talking about are, by contrast, a brilliant idea.

> The question here, is why is the HTML error parser processing the
> contents of "href" attribute values, when properly enclosed by
> matching quotation marks?

"HTML error parser"?

Do you mean the validator?  If so, it validates according to
W3C published standards.  If not, tell us what you do mean.

> Apparently,

Apparent to whom?  Not to anyone who has read the standard, or
the FAQ, or followed the explanation in a validator error message,
or read any remotely respectable tutorial.  Unless something
you forgot to mention has changed radically since I last looked?

Nick Kew
Received on Sunday, 24 June 2012 23:24:48 UTC

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