[imps] Using Validator.nu in Javascript?

Simon Pieters simonp at opera.com
Fri Feb 18 13:58:15 PST 2011

On Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:52:40 +0100, Øyvind Smestad <o.smestad at gmail.com>  

> Hello,
> Seeing as there is a GWT version of the HTML5 parser available (
> http://blog.whatwg.org/html5-live-dom-in-javascript ), I am wondering
> if it would be possible to run the HTML5 conformance checking directly
> in Javascript?
> The reason for wanting to do this is to be able to run validation /
> conformance checking of (X)HTML5 client side, for instance as a
> browser add-on.
> Using the web service interface is of course possible, but I assume
> this would cause too much traffic if used directly against the
> Validator.nu instance. I have set up a local instance of the service
> and that works, but a Javascript only solution would be much easier to
> install and use.

Not to mention that it could integrate with browsers' devtools.


Simon Pieters
Opera Software

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