Firefox and HTML Validator extension

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Mon Jan 29 11:38:37 GMT 2007

On 29/01/07, Donn <donn.ingle at> wrote:
> > :-| It's a key tool for accessibility testing. If there is an equivalent
> >
> > alternative that would be great. As it is, Firefox has just become a
> > dead weight on Linux... but works fine on Windows :-o
> Hi -- I agree that FF on Windows is better. It's a horrible state of affairs,
> but it seems inevitable given how complex the world of Linux software is.
> As to the extension missing a C library ... Um... I am no expert, perhaps you
> can open the extensions source files (usually a form of javascript I think)
> in a text editor and look for the C library in question. Or try to find if FF
> keeps a log somewhere.
> The idea is to identify that C lib. After that you can see if it is on the
> machine and make links to fool the extension.
> If it's not on the machine you can try {apt-file search X} (install apt-file
> first, then apt-file update) where X is the name of the C lib. It should show
> you which packages include that lib and you at least have a way to get it.
> (or google it -- or tell me and I'll look for it here, perhaps I can email it
> to u)
> /d

Better yet, contact the developer tof the extension and inform him so
that he can fix it.

Dotan Cohen

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