Validation, braces, and Docs

Web standards are all to the good. One could even build a business case for them.

But you do realize what happens when the trend of standards compliance reaches its tendrils far and wide, don’t you? You do realize what it means when every single page on the Web conforms to “published grammars”? No matter how obscure and specialized?

Yes, it does in fact mean that gay skinhead Web sites will declare themselves to have validated to HTML 4.01, CSS, and – get this – Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Level A.

Here’s to you, SkinMarvin!

Posted on 2002-07-19