Standards-Compliant Blank Web Pages

Fellow computer nerd Jan Wolter made the Internet a better place when he introduced blank Web pages - oases of calm in the Wild Wild Web. But these seemingly-clean documents hold a dirty secret: Invalid HTML! A run through the W3C's Markup Validation Service reveals three errors! In only four lines of code! For shame, Mr. Wolter.

I have produced new versions of these pages which are not only error-free; they have updated to follow modern Web development practices. Observe with your own eyes the superiority of my versions!

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A Few Words For My Fellow Web Developers

First, please do not interpret anything on this page as a statement on whether standards-compliance in Web pages matters. I just wanted to be ridiculous.

Second, I'd like to thank Jan Wolter for all the useful information he's provided on his Javascript Madness pages, which not only warn of JavaScript incompatibilities and other issues but also offer compression tips. Between Javascript Madness and jQuery, I can steer clear of various browser incompatibilities that would otherwise be a big pain in my rear end.

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