The assertion could be true or completely wrong depending on how you
define the Web, but it got me to look a bit further.
I found that an article about Government Web sites in China, and the
tester found that none of them was actually valid.
The validation result
The validation result details shows that none of the tested sites use
valid HTML. More worrying is that only one site is using headings. A
common problem with the tested sites is that encoding has been used
On 8/4/06, Karl Dubost <[hidden email]> wrote:
> Does that mean that XML does in fact better than HTML on the "Web"?
Nice try 8-)
In fact, the set of documents that the Web thinks is HTML is
significantly larger than what the validators would lead you to
believe. The problem is that the validators don't reflect reality
because the HTML spec hasn't been revised to reflect concensus in the