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Re: URI not accepted

From: Brian Gilkison <gilkison@one.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 1999 14:44:17 -0400 (EDT)
To: Ollie Cornes <ollie@cornes.org>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9908171439400.2722-100000@shell.one.net>
This might be a problem with what useragents your domain will allow...  My
ISP's webserver for dialup accounts (w3.one.net) only accepts connections
if request includes a known useragent (i.e., Netscape, Mozilla 4.0, Lynx,
etc.) or agents specifically requested by users (i.e. the W3 HTML
Validator) (this was implemented for security reasons).  After
w3.one.net's OS was recompiled, I had to make such a request to the
webmaster here.

The end result was that until that useragent list was updated, I would
get similar messages while trying to validate my personal web pages...

Brian Gilkison

On Tue, 17 Aug 1999, Ollie Cornes wrote:
>It works in all browsers, it seems correct to me, but the validator will not
>accept it. Is it refusing the .asp, or is it broken?
Received on Tuesday, 17 August 1999 14:44:47 UTC

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