I care about validation when marking up documents that may be around for a while or delivering templates to a client. Otherwise, only when something's not working. :) On Jun 2, 2011, at 2:50 PM, Bill Moseley <moseley at hank.org> wrote: > When I queried about these validation errors: > > http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ithenticate.com%2Fblog%2F > > The response was > > ...written in a way to be optimized for Google and Bing and not to conform > with W3C standards. This will produce validation errors though these errors > have no impacts on browser rendering, performance or functionality. > > > Is there any truth in the statement about being optimized for Google and > Bing means there needs to be validation errors? > > It's easy to be too concerned with validation, and it's may be quite true > that has no effect on rendering or performance. What kind of importance do > you put on validation? > > Frankly, it doesn't seem like it would be that hard to make it validate > (considering most are un-secaped entities). Plus, if you specify "XHTML 1.0 > Transitional" then are you not saying it conforms to that? > > > > > -- > Bill Moseley > moseley at hank.org > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt !