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From: James freeman <jfreeman@tassie.net.au>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 06:23:37 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <3BC4239E.B493BAF9@tassie.net.au>
To: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>
If you have a link href="../images/image.gif " that exists in the root of the
document tree checklink looks for http://www.foo.com/../images/image.gif - this
fails. However both IE5 and Netscape 4.7 (the extent of my testing) will render
the image if it exists in http://www.foo.com/images/image.gif  - clearly they
resolve the link back to root and leave it at that. In practice this link will
be wrong but still work. You get a 404 with linkcheck which is not completely
accurate.

cheers

James
Received on Thursday, 11 October 2001 18:37:33 GMT

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