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RE: desired feature for validator

From: Ian Anderson <ianderso@cogeco.ca>
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 23:56:00 -0400
To: "'Real Name'" <danielh@crosslink.net>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001c2797e$ef54fdc0$0101a8c0@enoch>

View source on a page served locally could give you different results
than if a computer on the Internet opened it from the server. If the
document makes reference to local resources, this test would reflect
that. Viewing source might or might not.

-----Original Message-----
From: www-validator-request@w3.org [mailto:www-validator-request@w3.org]
On Behalf Of Bjoern Hoehrmann
Sent: October 21, 2002 11:51 PM
To: Real Name
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Subject: Re: desired feature for validator

* Real Name wrote:
>It's not quite formal validation, but an option whereby the validator 
>returns the actual content returned by the server (displayed as html) 
>would be convenient. Say, a seperate window containing a copy of what 
>the server returned, displayed as text/html (rather then as  
>text/plain).  This kind of "validation" can be convenient for script 
>authors who are concerned that the output sent to a remote address 
>differs from what is generated by hitting the server internally.

What's wrong with the "view source" feature of your favourite web
Received on Monday, 21 October 2002 23:56:00 UTC

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