HTML Verification

Who knows about any utility that can check through an HTML file nad ensure that some tag values like urls are in lowercase
ladewoyeAsked:
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percynCommented:
There are several HTML verification programs which will go through your HTML and look at the syntax. However, I am not sure if they will chaeck for case sensitivity of URLs.
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percynCommented:
Forgot to mention...go to http://www.websitegarage.com/ to see what I mean.
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percynCommented:
Forgot to mention...go to http://www.websitegarage.com/ to see what I mean.
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bigelosCommented:
If you are worried about some URLs being broken because of the capitalization, there are also tools that will check links for you.  Beware of just checking for lowercase--I have seen URLs that REQUIRE some uppercase characters.  They are few and far between, but they do exist.
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ladewoyeAuthor Commented:
I am aware pf HTML validation tools likr Doctor HTML, SpyGlass. I support people who write HTML pages. I intend to make their work easier by providing a utility to parse their pages and enforce such standards. Thanks
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eelkoCommented:
I know HomeSite 3 does some HTML validation. I'm not sure if it will be able to check for lowercase hrefs.
(an evaluation version of HomeSite 3 you find at www.allaire.com
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bigelosCommented:
So, what is wrong with the existing tools?  In your question, it sounds like you are looking for tools, but them you say you are already aware of tools, and next you say you are looking for a utility.

What don't you like about some of the tools?  Why are you looking for others?  Answers to these questions will help us help you.
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ladewoyeAuthor Commented:
I don't have any problem with the tools (or if it is not wrong to refer to them as utilities). In fact I think they are very useful. The problem is that I do not know of any that handles my specific problem.

We have a standard to name files on the UNIX machine in lowercase, but some of Web page authors still make the mistake of not adhering to this while writing their pages. So I want to give them a tool(or whatever program) they can ensure this particular specification is met.

I hope my requirement is clearer. Thank you all for your interest
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bigelosCommented:
It looks like the bottom line is that you want your links to work on the unix server and on the PC, right?  The upper/lower case syndrome on the PC vs unix sounds more like a symptom of the problem.  True, getting rid of all uppercase files

I would suggest a link checking program such as LinkBot.  Take a look at www.linkbot.com
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bigelosCommented:
Sorry, hit submit too soon.  Here is the complete comment.

It looks like the bottom line is that you want your links to work on the unix server and on the PC, right?  The upper/lower case syndrome on the PC vs unix sounds more like a symptom of the problem.  True, getting rid of all uppercase files will solve your problem, but it would mean either renaming files and/or editing HTML files.

I would suggest a link checking program such as LinkBot.  Take a look at www.linkbot.com
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saar2Commented:
Just give me your Email address and I will send you a program which make sure that all the info written in a tag is in lower case.

Saar Carmi
Email: saar@bigfoot.com
UIN: 3233305
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bigelosCommented:
Saar,
It would be nice if you could post the download location of the file so that people paying for this question later can get the solution and not just an email address.  If it is shareware or freeware, most ftp sites will be happy to host the file.
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ladewoyeAuthor Commented:
E-mail address; ladewoye@usa.net
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saar2Commented:
bigelos,

This will be a DOS freeware which I will write in 7 minutes.

How could I publish it in www.shareware.com for example?

Saar

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saar2Commented:
Every body can download the program from:

www.osh.ramat-gan.k12.il/~saar/utils/lowhtml/lowhtml.exe

The program "reads" the HTML file, when it "sees" '<' it starts to lowercase the letters until it "sees" '>'

To run the program type:

LowHTML <file name>

Saar Carmi

Email:saar@bigfoot.com
UIN:3233305
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