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Re: none of the w3.org images work

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 05 May 2001 13:04:09 -0400
Message-ID: <3AF43289.1387AF9@w3.org>
To: station67@snet.net
CC: site-comments@w3.org
station67@snet.net wrote:
> Hi,
> Simple comment really: None of the images for w3.org work, in Netscape or
> IE, using the Windows OS (any version.) I noticed this first on the
> Validator (validator.w3.org), but even on the home page, all the images show
> errors as not being there.

Please indicate what version of a browser and on what operating system.
> I notice in the code for all the web pages, there are no file extensions for
> the graphics where IMG tags are concerned. No .GIF, .JPG or .PNG, just file
> names alone with no extensions.

That's normal: our server uses content negotiation. We may offer several
versions of a resource, and give you the "best" one depending on your
browser's capabilities (this is done using HTTP).

 - Ian
> Like I said I tested the site both with NS and IE to make sure it wasn't a
> browser-specific issue.
> Is there something I'm doing wrong where I can't see the images? In both
> browsers I have the images turned "on" (checked to make sure!)
> -Rich
> station67@snet.net

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