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Re: Username and password required to view images in press release

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 08:46:37 -0500
To: Paul Waring <paul@xk7.net>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1217425597.4223.312.camel@localhost>

On Tue, 2008-07-29 at 19:27 +0100, Paul Waring wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm trying to load the W3C press release "W3C Standards Make Mobile Web
> Experience More Inviting"[1], but when I access the page I'm prompted
> for a username/password (which I don't have). It looks as if one of the
> images is being loaded from an area which is password-protected, because
> if I cancel the prompt I can still read the rest of the press release.
> 
> This error seems to occur on translations of the press release too (I
> tried the French one too just to make sure) and in Firefox and Safari,
> so I don't think it's a browser issue. I'm sure this can't be an
> intended effect - it would be a bit odd to say the least to have a press
> release with parts that can't be read by the public.

Hi Paul,

Thanks for the heads-up. All the resources seem to be public to me.
Would you mind checking again? I wonder if there are mirroring issues.

Thanks!

 _ Ian

> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Paul
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2008/07/mwbp-pressrelease.html.en
> 
> 
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