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Re: checklink: 406 errors

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2002 11:58:16 +0900
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20021009115738.042e68d0@localhost>
To: Ville Skytt(wrong string) g <ville.skytta@iki.fi>, John Russell <ve3ll@rac.ca>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org

At 19:23 02/10/08 +0300, Ville Skytt wrote:


> > I have noticed that when this error is generated there is no
> > msg about what it is    or about how to fix it !!!
> > is it a new addition that needs plugging data into
> > program  ???  //
>
>406 is "Not Acceptable", see
><http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec10.html#sec10.4.7>.  I'm
>not sure how this error should be reported, maybe a blurb like:
>
>   The server couldn't provide a suitable response matching checklink's
>   HTTP request headers. Try checking without sending the Accept-Language
>   header.

I don't think Accept-Language is the only header that can
cause a 406. So the above text may be misleading.

Regards,    Martin.
Received on Wednesday, 9 October 2002 00:59:21 GMT

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