[whatwg] Re: Doctype FPI

Olav Junker Kjær olav at olav.dk
Tue Aug 17 10:52:00 PDT 2004

> I could definitely see benefits to providing a validator service, if it 
> was clearly labelled as just doing very basic syntax checking.

It would be genuinely useful with an online HTML5 "lint", which checked 
validity, but also higher level sanity, like javascript syntax, regular 
expression wellformdness, and warned of valid but dubious code like 
pattern="", min value larger than max, orphan repetition blocks, and so on.

An expressive schema langaguage could be used for checking validity. 
Douglas Crockfords jslint http://www.crockford.com/javascript/lint.html 
could probably be used for the javascript part.

Olav Junker Kjær

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