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Re: Error requesting DTD-file on my server

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2001 16:29:10 -0500 (EST)
To: Tim van der Molen <timvandermolen@home.nl>
cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33L2.0111221623240.1250-100000@localhost.localdomain>
On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Tim van der Molen wrote:

> When the WWW-validator attempts to request a DTD-file on my server during
> page validation, it receives a "400 Bad Request" from my server.
> In the error log the server logs the following:
> "[error] [client] Client sent malformed Host header"
> Is this problem caused by a misconfiguration of my server or by the
> WWW-validator?

It's a bug in the validator's underlying SGML parser.  My fault.  When the
host was given as an IP address, lq-sp was omitting the CRLF for the Host

I've fixed the problem in lq-sp-, available from


This new lq-sp is in action at



Liam Quinn
Received on Thursday, 22 November 2001 16:29:20 UTC

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