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Bug 816 - Wording about HTML validation
Summary: Wording about HTML validation
Alias: None
Product: CSSValidator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Other (show other bugs)
Version: CSS Validator
Hardware: All All
: P1 enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Olivier Thereaux
QA Contact: qa-dev tracking
Keywords: Usability
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-06-29 00:28 UTC by Olivier Massot
Modified: 2006-12-18 03:57 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Olivier Massot 2004-06-29 00:28:03 UTC
A lot of people, including myself, have been confused by the line that appears
after successful validation of a Cascading Style Sheet.

Currently reads:
"To work as intended, your CSS style sheet needs a correct document parse tree.
This means you should use valid HTML."

The message should read:
"No error or warning found. Remember to also validate your html if you have not
yet already done so."
Comment 1 Etan Wexler 2004-10-02 14:36:03 UTC
My revision would be:

    Also validate your HTML. (More info...)

The text "validate your HTML" would be linked to the home page of the markup
validator. The text "More info" would be linked to a page explaining how CSS can
only work with element trees, not with tag soup.

Brevity is golden.
Comment 2 Olivier Thereaux 2006-12-18 03:57:58 UTC
confusing message removed.