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[Bug 838] Upload Validation doesn't work on IE6 SP2 (WinXP SP2)

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Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 14:58:56 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=838





------- Additional Comments From Linguar.Amadala@gmail.com  2005-01-27 14:58 -------
(In reply to comment #1)
> This has been mentioned a few times, I'm not sure if there are other instances
> floating around Bugzilla.
> The problem is with Windows, not with the Validator so I think this bug in
> invalid, or possibly one which should be resolved with a specific mention of 
the
> Windows issue in the error message.
> I came across
> http://www.lachy.id.au/blogs/log/2004/09/validating-xhtml-with-ie-using-file 
on
> USENET which looks like a possible fix for Windows. (I haven't tested it as I 
do
> not have easy access to a copy of Microsoft Windows).
> As for PHP files, these cannot be validated as they are program source code 
and
> not markup - as such the concept of validation is meaningless when applied to 
PHP.

I'm in a computer science class as it is, and we were surprised to find that 
our new computers just updated at the start of the semester, were unable to use 
the Validation service because of this same bug.

The side effects of your 'fix' are too great and might lead the professor or 
passerby's to think that things are awry.  404 errors that IE normally handles 
end up giving dll errors, sometimes causing IE to stop responding normally.  In 
effect breaking the active session should too many of these occur during that 
session (back/forward stop working).

If you guys could suggest a better solution, me, and the class I'm taking part 
in would appreciate it.

The professor finds it annoying that she can't give an example of how to 
validate your file(s).
Received on Thursday, 27 January 2005 14:58:56 UTC

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