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Re: Well formed verses Valid code


From: Roberto Modica
Date: Feb 27, 2007 7:50AM

I would agree with that Josh. Ensuring your code is valid should be the
first thing developers do and that's what I try and enforce with my


-----Original Message-----
[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]On Behalf Of Joshue O Connor
Sent: 27 February 2007 13:05
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Well formed verses Valid code

This has been a really interesting thread, with good points being raised
by both sides (??)

> It may be that an ampersand in an href is not going to affect any known
> user agent, but if you're going to provide a guide for developers, I'd
> keep it simple: use valid code.

I'd buy that. Validity may not be 100% exclusively an accessibility
issue but in terms of the advice I would give developers it is..(if that
makes sense) ;)



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