[pmwiki-users] Skin authors : Many PmWiki skins fail to validate

Petko Yotov 5ko at 5ko.fr
Wed Apr 8 01:50:19 CDT 2009

On Wednesday 08 April 2009 07:36:50 Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 07, 2009 at 03:19:55AM +0200, Petko Yotov wrote:
> > I'll be happy to help authors fix their recipes if they are unable or
> > unwilling to do it, or disable on pmwiki.org those demos that fail to
> > validate.
> While I consider validation to be useful and important, it's
> never been a "make or break" issue for me.  For my sites, if I
> can spend a modest amount of effort to make a page validate,
> I'll definitely do it, but if trying to get a page to validate
> makes things significantly more difficult, then I'll sometimes
> choose to live with the invalid sections.
> In summary:  It's okay with me if there are skins or recipes
> enabled on pmwiki.org that don't pass XHTML validation.  This is
> an area where I'd prefer to "let each potential buyer (admin)
> decide" if validation is important to their purposes, rather than
> taking a stance that pmwiki.org only promotes or supports skins
> and recipes that validate.  (Skins and recipes that might pose
> performance or security risks are another matter.)

Thanks for your clarification. I can understand that practical and pragmatic 
point of view. So, there will be no disabled recipes.

My offer to help fixing existing recipes stands, but with a lower priority.


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