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Fwd: Re: CSS Validator Error -- cert issue

From: Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 07:10:04 +0200
Message-ID: <4BCFDA2C.8050602@w3.org>
To: www-validator-css@w3.org


-------- Message original --------
Sujet: Re: CSS Validator Error -- the correct solution: don't care or load
Date : Wed, 21 Apr 2010 15:35:15 +0200
De : Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>
Organisation : W3C
Copie à : Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, Máté Pataki <Mate.Pataki@w3c.hu>, Klaus 
Birkenbihl <Klaus@w3.org>,  Vivien Lacourba <vivien@w3.org>, "webreq@w3.org" 
<webreq@w3.org>

dropping Gabor, adding webreq, a staff list, to see if the validator issue is known.


Le 21/04/2010 14:11, Vitályos Gábor a écrit :
> Dear colleagues,
>
> the more undestandable message is ok,
> the ability to work without cert is necessary, also ok.
>
> but the correct solution is more complicated:
>
> 1) Why has the CSS validator to deal with the cert? The HTML validator
> doesn't do!
>
> 2) If has to do, it sould load the cert into his store instead of error
> message. It is a well known, published routine in Java programming. Ex:
> http://blogs.sun.com/andreas/entry/no_more_unable_to_find.
>
> Gabor Vitalyos
> Vitalyos Consulting
> +36 20 9320 179
> Budapest, Hungary
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bert Bos" <bert@w3.org>
> To: "Daniel Dardailler" <danield@w3.org>
> Cc: "Máté Pataki" <Mate.Pataki@w3c.hu>; "Vitályos Gábor"
> <gabor@vitalyos.hu>; "Klaus Birkenbihl" <Klaus@w3.org>
> Sent: Friday, April 16, 2010 10:17 AM
> Subject: Re: CSS Validator Error
>
>
>> Le 15/04/2010 16:25, Máté Pataki a écrit :
>
>> > we have a problem regarding the CSS Validator Service. If we would
>> > like to check the Hungarian Government Portal in it, we get a fatal
>> > I/O Error.
>> >
>> > Could you please hep us in contacting the right person, who could
>> > address this issue.
>> >
>> > I get the following response:
>> >
>> > CSS
>> > Validator
>> > Error
>> > Target: http://www.hungary.hu
>> >
>> > I/O Error: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path
>> > building failed:
>> > sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable
>> > to find valid certification path to requested target
>
> It means that the site uses an SSL certificate that the validator cannot
> verify. In fact, http://www.hungary.hu/ redirects to
> https://magyarorszag.hu/ and that site uses an SSL certificate signed
> by Microsec Ltd., which is unknown to most browsers and to Java, and
> thus to the validator. (It seems only Firefox knows it.)
>
> Of course, the validator should really give an error message in plain
> English instead of this cryptic message from deep in the Java code.
> Maybe it should also offer an option to continue despite the unknown
> certificate. I'll submit that as an enhancement request.
>
>
>
> Bert
Received on Thursday, 22 April 2010 05:11:05 GMT

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