[Mapbender-dev] HTML validation

Astrid Emde astrid.emde at wheregroup.com
Thu Oct 1 02:08:44 EDT 2009

On Wed, September 30, 2009 7:40 pm, Christoph Baudson wrote:
> Hi list,
> Currently, Mapbender delivers HTML 4.01 Transitional. Unfortunately, the
> generated code of our template applications has more than 100 (!)
> errors.
> I have taken the liberty of addressing this issue in the changeset at
> [1].
> This changeset fixes most issues, with the following still open
> * all forms must have a submit button
> * iframes must not have mouseover/out events (introduced recently for
> elements in tabs)
> * script tag for map.php is in the wrong place (not sure where to put
> it...tried the body, but that resulted in JS errors)
> I think we should deliver flawless HTML with the advent of Mapbender
> 2.7, and add a symbol like [2] to each application. You may have noticed
> that HTML validation is part of Mapbender's Definition of Done [3]. Each
> developer should make sure all contributions match these criteria.
> Talk to you soon,
> Christoph
> [1] http://trac.osgeo.org/mapbender/changeset/4767
> [2] http://rw7.de/ralf/valid-html401-small.png
> [3] http://www.mapbender.org/Done

Hello Christoph,

thanks for your investigations and the fixes. It would be good to fix 
the rest of the code and be able to add the symbol [2].

Maybe we can set the topic on the agenda for next monday. I am curious 
about some more information on this.


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