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Re: Minor Problem With File Upload Feature

From: Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2000 05:47:55 -0400
To: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20001021054755.J20630@w3.org>
On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 07:08:01PM +0200, Terje Bless wrote:
> On 02.10.00 at 22:01, Terje Bless <link@tss.no> wrote:
> >On 02.10.00 at 08:29, Hourann Bosci <hourannb@primus.com.au> wrote:
> >
> >>could not get "/TR/xhtml1/DTD/transitional.dtd" from "www.w3.org" (reason 
> >>given was "Moved Permanently")
> >
> >The server www.w3.org is issuing redirects for the DTD. So much for "Cool
> >URLs don't change"... :-(

Cool URIs don't change [1] doesn't mean redirects are evil. :)
nsgmls is broken in that it doesn't grok redirects like every
other web client since 1994 or so...

> Come to think of it, why is SP even trying to talk to w3.org here? It's
> supposed to be using the PUBLIC identifier to look up the DTD and SGML
> Declaration from it's SGML Open Catalog. Could you perhaps post the DOCTYPE
> you used here? It's possible that you've used the wrong PUBLIC identifier
> and we aren't catching that. Maybe the case of the DOCTYPE is wrong?

The file must have been uploaded as text/plain, so the
check_for_doctype code wasn't getting invoked.

(of course, you already know this from our conversation on IRC,
I'm just sending this so the archive and everyone else is up
to date.)

[1] http://www.w3.org/Provider/Style/URI.html

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