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Re: A bug's life - bugs 3410 and the missing recurse/no recurse UI

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 12:58:28 +0900
Message-Id: <2562946B-E8BC-47B4-A5AE-B660C5ED0AD2@w3.org>
Cc: <www-validator-css@w3.org>
To: Cecil Ward <cecil@cecilward.com>

Hi Cecil,

On Jul 19, 2007, at 21:41 , Cecil Ward wrote:
> only supposed to be parsing the CSS text, not _executing_ it, in  
> some sense, surely? The validator must not issue a warning, as no- 
> one told it to actually attempt to dereference any url. (Although  
> it might want to invoke a URL-parser component as an additional  
> benefit to the user?)

The CSS validator is always looking for @import and <link>, etc, and  
parses the linked stylesheets. The original bug report is correct,  
that relative URIs should not be dereferenced when using file upload  
or direct input.

Received on Wednesday, 1 August 2007 03:57:59 UTC

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