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Re: warnings by validation for http://validator.w3.org

From: Philip Taylor <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2018 13:08:02 +0000
To: Jens Oliver Meiert <jens@meiert.com>, Serguei Zouikov <serg@suisse.com>
Cc: W3C WWW Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <817de711-bf6f-93d7-8b7d-31d8bf8a039d@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Jens Oliver Meiert wrote:
>> It's a bit confusing to find some validator warnings for the validator
>> itself.
> I agree that it would be nice if the validator yielded not only no
> errors, but also no warnings, but those @types aren’t anything severe.
>
Is this not because http://validator.w3.org is written to conform to 
XHTML 1.0 Strict but with a trivial change of DOCTYPE to "pretend" that 
it is written to conform to HTML 5 ?

Philip Taylor
Received on Sunday, 25 February 2018 13:08:32 UTC

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