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Re: 503 server unavailable error occurred while downloading DTD from W3C

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2007 11:02:00 +0200
To: Jeffrey Zheng <jeffreyzheng@inbox.com>
Cc: www-qa@w3.org
Message-Id: <1191488520.6306.226.camel@altostratustier>

Hi Jeffrey,

Le mercredi 03 octobre 2007 à 13:40 +0000, Jeffrey Zheng a écrit :
> One of our projects started giving an error this morning like this:
> The remote server returned an error: (503) Server Unavailable.
> After investigated the stack trace, it seems that the error was caused
> while the application was parsing a template in XML format. After the
> line of DOCTYPE was commented out, the application came back running.
> Here is the original DOCTYPE:
> "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
> Is there a limit on the number of requests for the DTD file? Is it
> because our application have exceeded the limit, which caused the
> error?

Indeed, W3C now imposes a limit on the number of requests that can be
made on a DTD in a given timerange.
Received on Thursday, 4 October 2007 09:02:33 UTC

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