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Re: wdg-html-validator versus w3c-html-validator

>>>>> "Ben" == Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> 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> index.html

    Ben> should work for XML.  /usr/share/doc/sp/xml.htm has more
    Ben> information.

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.  

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