Fun_People Archive
12 Feb
Microsoft beats Netscape in the race for non-conformance!

Date: Mon, 12 Feb 96 15:04:28 -0800
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: Microsoft beats Netscape in the race for non-conformance!

[I knew ol' MS was due for a prize of some kind...  -psl]

Forwarded-by: (Keith Bostic)
Forwarded-by: (Mike Meyer)
From: Ka-Ping Yee <>

In a previous message on conformance, i wrote:
: Well -- if we look at how many user agent manufacturers are really
: paying attention to the standards specification, adding something like
: this is not likely to be effective on its own.  Just have a look at
: the number of members of the W3C that don't bother to write correct HTML!

... but forgot to include this URL:

Updated daily.  Watch the exciting standings!

Aside from JIS-encoded documents which cause nsgmls to complain loudly,
the top violators are Microsoft, in first place with 153 errors on their
home page at, and Netscape, in second place with
98 errors on their home page at  DTDs please?

Congratulations to Architecture Projects Management Ltd., Digital
Equipment Corporation, INRETS, and UKERNA on their correct use of
the HyperText Markup Language.

Ping (Ka-Ping Yee):  3A Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada, St. Paul's College, Waterloo N2L 3G5, 519 7258008
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