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Re: Checklink: missing error messages

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: 06 Dec 2002 13:00:59 +0200
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1039172459.27607.37.camel@localhost.localdomain>

On Thu, 2002-12-05 at 22:46, Martin Duerst wrote:

> http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Hosts/Keio/
> What to do:
> HTTP Code returned: 406
> HTTP Message: Not Acceptable
> Line: 62
> 
> One problem is that the 'What to do' doesn't give any advice.
> This is important because the advice is colored according to
> the severity of the problem. It would be red here, but the red
> is not shown because there is no text that could be given a red
> background.

Yes.  This is already logged as bug #55 [1], and the only, very lame
reason that prevented me from implementing this some time ago [2] was
the uncertainty what exactly should the error text be.  Suggestions and
comments still accepted :)

> Using either the Accept-Language
> header of the requester or none seems reasonable, but it
> looks like checklink is sending out Accept-Language with
> some arbitrary language (turns out this is english,

Yes, need to do something about that.  I've logged this as bug #110 [3].

[1] <http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=55>
[2]
<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-validator/2002Oct/0022.html>
[3] <http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=110>

Thanks for the suggestions,
-- 
\/ille Skyttä
ville.skytta at iki.fi
Received on Friday, 6 December 2002 06:00:09 GMT

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