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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 14:01:55 +0000
To: Paul Waring <paul@xk7.net>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1217426516.4223.314.camel@localhost>



On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 14:51 +0100, Paul Waring wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 08:46:37AM -0500, Ian B. Jacobs wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> Checking again from a different location doesn't give any errors, and
> the image on the right loads now, so perhaps it was a mirroring problem.

Whew. Thanks for the heads-up and the report. :)

 _ Ian
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