Hi --

On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, Dave Burt wrote:

> "David A. Black" <dblack / wobblini.net> wrote...
> > Dear Rubyists --
> >
> > I am very pleased to announce the opening of the new, rewritten
> > RCRchive, still at http://www.rcrchive.net.  The new RCRchive
> >...
> > I am very aware of the non-validity of much of the XHTML code on the
> > site.  At least some of this has to do with the inconsistency of tag
> > usage in comments.  If anyone has ideas for how to normalize a site
> > like this automatically (including the existing data), I'll listen.
> > Meanwhile I would like to hear from anyone who has accessibility
> > issues with the site.
> ><snip>
> 
> Hi, David,
> 
> The main issue's closing tags. It shouldn't be hard to ensure all tags 
> within a given comment are closed (or just append close tags as required). 
> I'm just thinking building a tag stack with RegExps, I don't know of any 
> extra cool XML-grokking fixer-upper, though such may exist.
> 
> Here's one site-wide problem, in the footer.
> <a href="http://www.rubyonrails.org">Ruby on Rails</p>.
> </body>
> If this was in a comment and needed to be automatically fixed, </a> needs to 
> be inserted before </p>I'm not sure about the legality of the . after the 
> </p> It sucks being a pedant. Sorry about all this, I just hope it 
> helps.Great work with Rails etc, I'm just starting a small project with it 
> now.Cheers,Dave 

Thanks for spotting that one in the footer.  Being a pendant, in this
area, is good; the accessibility and interoperability issues are real.
I agree about the closing tags, and I'll see what I can do.  


David

-- 
David A. Black
dblack / wobblini.net