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Re: [Bug] the HTML validator doesn't handle the Content-Encoding header

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2002 00:43:38 +0200
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <a01060005-1021-E0A4E9E2E22111D694DC0030657B83E8@[]>

Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:

>* Terje Bless wrote:
>>Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux <dom@w3.org> wrote:
>>>I've just found that the HTTP client of the HTML Validator doesn't
>>>acknowledge the Content-Encoding header, in that a document served as
>>>text/html + content-encoding: gzip will be handled in it binary format,
>>This is an LWP bug.
>Why do you think so? I'd call it a missing feature.

Because LWP is documented to handle Transfer-Encoding (using
COmpress::ZLib), has code to do it, has a bug registered for this on the SF
Bug Tracker, and contains various traces of the problem in it's ChangeLog.
Anything else you'd like to know? :-)
Received on Thursday, 17 October 2002 18:43:53 UTC

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