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Re: far out what a way to go, but does anybody care everything is broken

From: STUART Ian <Ian.Stuart@ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:42:36 +0000
To: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <474c6367-eaa8-7d5b-1aa8-0e35c64e87b2@ed.ac.uk>
A couple of thoughts:

* "Thanks to W3" can mean either
     * "Thank you for the World Wide Web [for providing a medium for us
to share]" (as in lots of pages linked together... )
     * "Thank you to the Consortium [for providing guidance on standard
for 'TInternet]"

* The consortium, and the validator, have no _reponsibility_ for
ensuring validity (or accessibility, or even readability)

but, hey..... everyone's got to start somewhere... and 13 validity
errors & 8 accessibility issues is not bad for a club website.

On 28/01/2020 03:54, Eric Richards wrote:
> Hello Everyone
>
> I was visiting ;
> https://www.qsl.net/zl1sa/

>
> and noticed at the bottom of the page I saw the following comments ;
> *"Created entirely within CSS - with grateful thanks to W3!"*
>
> So with help of
> https://validator.w3.org

>
> Found it had 13 total (warnings & errors)
> https://validator.w3.org/nu/?doc=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.qsl.net%2Fzl1sa%2F&checkerrorpages=yes&showsource=yes&showoutline=yes

>
>
> WHAT A GREAT ADVERTISMENT FOR w3


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