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Re: [Moderator Action] Re: Broken link

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 09:27:13 -0500
To: Nikola Tulimirović <paimonia@gmail.com>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
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Hi Nikola,

I'm looking into it. Thanks!

 _ Ian


On Sat, 2008-08-09 at 04:12 +0000, Nikola Tulimirović wrote:
> 
> I visited http://www.w3.org/Consortium/fees again and tried to select Serbia
> again. Didn't work. Here's the message I've got:
> 
> Multiple Choices
> The document name you requested
> (/Consortium/fees.php3?country=Serbia&quarter=07-01&year=2008&quarter2=07-01
> &year2=) could not be found on this server. However, we found documents with
> names similar to the one you requested. 
> Available documents: 
> .
> /Consortium/fees.php3?country=Serbia&quarter=07-01&year=2008&quarter2=07-01&
> year2= (common basename)
> 
> 
> The only difference I see between working script and the one you try to use
> is this ".php3" part. It's strange error message shows same strings here.
> 
> I think I figured out why you haven't had the same problem...
> If you use [ http://www.w3.org/Consortium/fees/ ] - it works. It doesn't
> seem like the page you intended to provide and has some problems with
> styles.
> If you use [ http://www.w3.org/Consortium/fees ] (without the last slash) -
> it doesn't work.
> 
> Let's make this short... The point is you need to have <form ...
> action="/Consortium/fees.php3" ... > in both forms, not just in the second
> (lower).
> 
> I've noticed some other problems, too. But let's get this one sorted out
> first...
> 
> Regards,
> Nikola Tulimirovic
> http://paimonia.com/
> 
> 
> 
> ====== PREVIOUS CONVERSATION INCLUDED BELOW ======
> 
> On Mon, 2008-05-05 at 14:07 +0000, Nikola Tulimirović wrote:
> > Hi,
> 
> Hello Nikola,
> 
> > After visiting http://www.w3.org/Consortium/fees, selecting a country
> >  for which annual fee is to be calculated - <select name="country">,
> >  and pressing the first submit button - <input type="submit" 
> > value="Calculate Fee Table for this Country"/> (tag not closed as 
> > I expected, by the way), I've been directed to a broken link. 
> > Example is this, and there should be this.
> 
> Hmm, I'm not seeing that problem. 
> 
> Please note that in terms of xhtml: 
>   <input type="submit" value="Calculate Fee Table for this Country"/
> 
> That is an empty element; there is no end tag.
>  
> > I wished to inform you of an opinion of mine considering poor countries 
> > like Serbia, in case you care for such opinions. Let's give it a try...
> >  I thought that you should lower those fees for small countries in 
> > development. I live in Serbia and I know awareness of W3C importance is
> >  not at an appropriate level here. Not many organizations would pay the
> >  fee very similar to one you ask for from US organizations, even if those 
> > responsible within Serbian organizations would know about W3C.
> 
> I appreciate that feedback and am glad that you have taken the time to
> let us know, for our future discussions on fees.
> 
>  _ Ian
> 
>  
> > Regards,
> > Nikola Tulimirović
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