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Re: Validates Wrong Page

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 17:27:24 +0000
To: Peter Scott <P.Scott@shu.ac.uk>
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050316172724.GE6927@us-lot.org>

On Wed, Mar 16, 2005 at 04:26:56PM +0000, Peter Scott wrote:

> >  Are you perhaps using some security software that munges your
> >  referer header?

> Not that I know of.  I'm not the web-master -- just one of the users.

This would be a question for whomever manages your proxy servers, web
browsers and workstations, not the webmaster.
> What have you in mind?  

I don't know of any such software that would munge referers to
reference localhost, but plenty exist that change it to, for example,
"XXXX:XXXXXXX" or (worse) "Field blocked by outpost".

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Wednesday, 16 March 2005 17:27:26 UTC

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