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

From: Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: 18 Oct 2002 09:16:35 +0200
To: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1034925397.19451.559.camel@stratustier>
Le ven 18/10/2002 ŗ 00:30, Terje Bless a ťcrit :
> 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. I'm checking into the status of the fix now. If there
> is no fix yet I'll try to get a fix into LWP instead of working around it
> in the Validator. IMO we can live with this glitch for a while longer if
> necessary.

There is no emergency, indeed.
 
> BTW, do you have a URI handy which demonstrates the problem? I could just
> fake it of course, but it's always better to have a real test case to check
> against.

Here is one (I couldn't give it yesterday, because the document wasn't
published yet ;):
http://www.w3.org/TR/UAAG10/uaag10.html.gz

Dom
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