[whatwg] Re: Doctype FPI
jim.ley at gmail.com
Thu Aug 19 03:45:57 PDT 2004
On Tue, 17 Aug 2004 19:52:00 +0200, Olav Junker Kjær <olav at olav.dk> wrote:
> > 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
> expression wellformdness, and warned of valid but dubious code like
> pattern="", min value larger than max, orphan repetition blocks, and so on.
You're welcome to create one, in fact I'm sure the W3 QA groups would
be very pleased to welcome you on board. The validator and other tools
already move in that direction.
> An expressive schema langaguage could be used for checking validity.
Will the WHAT-WG will be producing such a thing?
That would be dangerous, as it relies on a series of "sensible rules"
the === rule is particular harsh, generally in webpages you need to
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