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Re: New danish survey - Web standards

From: Soren Johannessen <standard@ae35-unit.dk>
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2004 16:56:18 +0100
Message-ID: <41B5D2A2.6000000@ae35-unit.dk>
To: Brian Kelly <B.Kelly@ukoln.ac.uk>
Cc: public-evangelist@w3.org

Brian Kelly wrote:

>Hi Soren
>  Another question about the methodology.
>  Did you validate the page that the end user would view or the entry point
>of the Web site?  I've sometimes found that redirects (which can be
>implemented in several ways)can mean that these aren't identical and this
>can affect the results of validation checks - i.e. you end up analysing a
>HTTP redirect message and not the final page which the user sees. 
Hi Brian

Since it's the main entry point like www.db.dk, www.kb.dk etc I have 
been testing. I don't think there is any HTTP redirect so often. So I am 
almost 99 % sure that the validation survey shows the final page which 
the enduser sees.

>PS I also think it would be useful to record the MIME type of the entry
>point - especially for XHTML documents.
You mean here if the XHTML documents has been served as "text/html" or 
as (application/xhtml+xml)?

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