Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Programming


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Oct 12, 2007, 2:11:52 AM (9 years ago)
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dkg
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    33* [http://varnish.projects.linpro.no/wiki/ArchitectNotes Architect's notes on the varnish HTTP accelerator] by Poul-Henning Kamp: an interesting discussion about ways to make extremely optimal use of modern kernel filesystem caching in a data-intensive application
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     5= Validation =
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     7Trying to make sure the data you produce meets standards isn't just a foolish exercise in conformity.  It's an acknowledgment of the social contract between yourself and the many people who might be using the data you produce.  Validating your program's output helps you make sure that other people and programs who interact and interface with your program will understand what you're trying to communicate.
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     9There are many good public validation services for a variety of formats.  some commonly useful ones are:
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     11 * [http://validator.w3.org/ the W3C HTML validator]
     12 * [http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/ the W3C CSS validator]
     13 * [http://www.apps.ietf.org/msglint.html the IETF's RFC 822/MIME/DSN/MDN/Tracking-Status message (e-mail) validator]
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