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RE: Summary of comment on Mobile OK Basic draft

From: Carlos Iglesias <carlos.iglesias@fundacionctic.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 11:45:28 +0100
Message-ID: <09700B613C4DD84FA9F2FEA52188281901D63389@ayalga.fundacionctic.org>
To: "Johannes Koch" <johannes.koch@fit.fraunhofer.de>, <public-wai-ert@w3.org>

 > Carlos Iglesias schrieb:
> > 2.3.3 HTTP Response
> > 
> > "If an HTTP request fails for any reason during a test 
> (network-level error, DNS resolution error, non-HTTP 
> response, or server returns an HTTP 4xx or 5xx status), the 
> test outcome should be considered FAIL"
> > 
> > When not reaching the server it should be a not tested 
> instead a fail (e.g 5xx server errors).
> Why is 5xx is mentioned here?

My understood of our discussion was that if you don't reach a resource
to test, then it should be a not tested.
5xx are Server Errors in which the server is incapable of performing the

Is there anything I'm missing or I've misunderstood?

> > When the server returns 4xx or 5xx the result of the test 
> should not 
> > fail, because otherwise the website as a hole could never 
> be Mobile OK 
> > compliant (e.g. you can always make a request that will 
> produce an 404 
> > and thus a fail)

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