QA For Web Sites

The issues:

  • The Web is the main delivery mechanism for projects and services
  • There is an increasing awareness of the importance of:
    • Accessibility
    • Use of new devices (PDAs, WAP, e-books, …)
    • Repurposing of Web content (e.g. archiving)
  • Technologies such as XSLT will support repurposing … of valid XML resources


  • Invalid HTML is the norm
  • Many authoring tools produce poor HTML
  • Authors aren’t aware of the problems