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Re: bookmarking http://validator.w3.org/chec

From: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2001 13:14:34 +0200
To: Geoff Swift <geoff.swift@snowdrop.co.uk>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010429131545-b01010701-9fc50ee7@192.146.238.90>
On 27.04.01 at 06:38, Geoff Swift <geoff.swift@snowdrop.co.uk> wrote:

>I have added the code on my web page to link through to   
>http://validator.w3.org/check/referer.
>
>At the bottom of your results page it claims:
>
>"(Or, you can just add the current page to your bookmarks or hotlist.)"
>
>A bookmark to that page will not work properly, since the referer will   
>not be passed to your web server.  

This is a known issue and the jury is still out on how to deal with it. A
first step will likely be to stop suggesting you "bookmark the current
page" if the result is from a "/referer" query. Long term we may switch to
issuing redirects or inline a bookmarkable link.

Thanks for your feedback on this.
Received on Sunday, 29 April 2001 07:15:53 GMT

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