Re: wdg-html-validator versus w3c-html-validator
>>>>> "Ben" == Ben Hutchings <email@example.com> writes:
Ben> On Fri, 2007-12-14 at 10:45 +0100, David Bremner wrote:
>> 1) If there is another good offline (i.e. shell command) html
>> validator in Debian? weblint-perl for (non)-example does not
>> support xhtml.
Ben> nsgmls (from the sp package) can parse and validate *any*
Ben> SGML document (possibly limited by character set support).
Ben> Something like:
Ben> SGML_CATALOG_FILES=/usr/share/sgml/declaration/xml.soc \
Ben> SP_CHARSET_FIXED=YES SP_ENCODING=XML nsgmls -s -wxml
Ben> should work for XML. /usr/share/doc/sp/xml.htm has more
Right, I think all of the tools under discussion are wrappers for
nsgmls. wdg-html-validator uses the version in opensp. I think there
is some value for many debian users in a more friendly front end.