Cygwin XFree web page looks odd in Mozilla
Thu Jan 17 20:26:00 GMT 2002
> > Rob - The errors you reported were trivial and are fixed now; they did
> > affect the rendering of the page. I'm kind of surprised that there were
> > errors at all, as I usually run the validator after submitting.
> Is this an open source tool ?
Basically. The HTML document type definition is open source, it can be
downloaded from http://w3c.org/.
Checking a document against a given type definition is usually done with the
open source tool NSGMLS: http://www.jclark.com/sp/nsgmls.htm.
The HTML Validator provided by http://w3c.org/ is simply a web interface to
a program that compares a document with the dtd. I'm not sure if the actual
validator front-end is open source, but that doesn't really matter.
The address of the W3C HTML Validator is:
Does that clear things up?
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