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Re: Error on SVG homepage

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 12:35:42 +0200
Message-ID: <636914892.20070710123542@w3.org>
To: "Andrew Cates" <Andrew@sos-uk.org.uk>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

On Tuesday, July 10, 2007, 12:14:50 PM, Andrew wrote:

AC> There is malformed HTML on an image on the SVG homepage http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/

AC> The link to
AC> “http://images.tomshardware.com/2007/03/09/gdc2007_amd_g12.jpg"
AC> has an incorrect trailing” /”. The image is where it should be but doesn’t get shown.

The trailing / on an image element is xhtml, is correct, and indicates
that img is an empty element. Its not part of the image url. It does
not indicate malformed html.

The image doesn't get shown because it seems that toms hardware checks
the refererer. Just typing in the image uri works; embedding it in a
page does not.

I changed it to be a link to the image (in the story on svg.org), and now it works.

The rss feed notifier that updates /Graphics/SVG from svg.org is down;
we are aware of this and will fix it.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Interaction Domain Leader
 Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Tuesday, 10 July 2007 10:37:29 UTC

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