_ TWF  _ Chapter 4

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Chapter 4 - HTML and Validation

_ What is HTML, and How Should You Use It? What is Valid HTML?
_ _ Doing the "DTD Thing"
_ _ Testing for Compliance
_ _ HTML 2.0: the Reigning DTD
_ _ HTML 3.0: the Coming DTD
_ _ It's No Accident that Mozilla is Named after a Monster!
_ Choosing an HTML DTD
_ _ _ What is the estimated life of your Web?
_ _ _ Will your HTML documents be automagically created on a regular schedule?
_ _ _ Does your audience care that the information is standard compliant?
_ _ _ How much information will have to be massaged by hand?
_ Adding Value to Your Web Site
_ Advantages of Validation
_ Disadvantages of Validation
_ Validation Tools
_ _ Ignorance Isn't Always Bliss!
_ _ Get the Right Tool for the Job
_ _ The Not-So Hidden Beauties of Compliance
_ _ HaLSoft HTML Validation Service
_ _ HaLSoft HTML Check Toolkit
_ _ Weblint
_ _ htmlchek
_ _ HoTMetaL
_ _ sgmls and sp
_ _ The DTD is Prolog to the Future
_ _ DTD Reference Methods
_ Validation Alone Is Not Enough
_ _ What's in a Process?
_ _ _ The simple, manual approach
_ _ _ The simple, programmatic approach
_ Summary

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