On Fri, 2007-12-14 at 10:45 +0100, David Bremner wrote: > Hi All; > > I noticed that wdg-html-validator had been orphaned for more than a > year, and since I use the offline validator script, I filed an ITA > (http://bugs.debian.org/390833). Now that I look at the logistics of > packaging it (download 5 files from 5 places, make .orig.tar.gz by > hand, no watch file) and the fact that it includes CGI, I am a little > less enthusiastic (this is emphatically not a criticism of Aurelien > Jarno's packaging work). > > So, some questions: > > 1) If there is another good offline (i.e. shell command) html > validator in Debian? weblint-perl for (non)-example does not support > xhtml. nsgmls (from the sp package) can parse and validate *any* SGML document (possibly limited by character set support). Something like: SGML_CATALOG_FILES=/usr/share/sgml/declaration/xml.soc \ SP_CHARSET_FIXED=YES SP_ENCODING=XML nsgmls -s -wxml index.html should work for XML. /usr/share/doc/sp/xml.htm has more information. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings friends: People who know you well, but like you anyway.
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