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Re: validator vs. apache's content negotiation

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2004 17:25:06 +0100
To: scragz <scragz@hotmail.com>
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <41b82a8b.452250281@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* scragz wrote:
>I'm getting grief from a client because the CSS validator is giving 
>errors on his site [1]. The problem is that I have PHP parse the 
>stylesheets because I'm lazy and don't want to deal with all of the 
>cross-browser hacks when PHP can do a simple UA detect; so the files 
>are named "style.css.php", etc. I use Apache's content negotiation [2] 
>to make the <link> be to "style.css" so no-one gets weirded out by 
>the .php suffix. Every browser handles this fine and I can't tell why 
>the validator doesn't.
>
>[1] http://tinyurl.com/682ge
>[2] http://httpd.apache.org/docs/content-negotiation.html

Maybe http://www.websitedev.de/css/validator-faq#not-acceptable helps
here? The document you refer to redirects to a location that is not
available atm, <http://redirecting.tinyurl.com/redirect.php?num=682ge>,
so I can't check this.
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