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Re: Validator

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2003 09:13:07 -0700
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
To: <ud@art-satz.de>
Message-Id: <FACA2CBC-6E93-11D7-9754-000393D9E692@idyllmtn.com>

Most likely a problem with the referrer being sent to the validator.
For example, if this is on your local machine, and thus accessed
via a file:// URL and not an http:// URL, such a problem could very
well result.

--Kynn

On Sunday, April 13, 2003, at 09:00 AM, Ulrich Dirr wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
> I've recently checked my index.html file for 4.01 transitional. It
> passed your check. You then proposed to add the icon and the following
> code:
>     <p>
>       <a href="http://validator.w3.org/check/referer"><img border="0"
>           src="http://www.w3.org/Icons/valid-html401"
>           alt="Valid HTML 4.01!" height="31" width="88"></a>
>     </p>
> I've tried this, and when clicking on the image an error message page
>
> pops up with the following text:
>
> "
> Sorry, this type of URI scheme (undefined) is not supported by this
> service. Please check that you entered the URI correctly.
>
> URIs should be in the form: http://validator.w3.org/
>
> If you entered a valid URI using a scheme that we should support, 
> please
> let us know as outlined on our Feedback page. Make sure to include the
> specific URI you would like us to support, and if possible provide a
> reference to the relevant standards document describing the URI scheme
> in question.
> "
>
> When I change http://validator.w3.org/check/referer to
> http://validator.w3.org/ then it works. So this is a fault on your 
> site,
> isn't it?
>
> Best regards,
> Ulrich Dirr
>
>
>
>
Received on Monday, 14 April 2003 12:09:44 GMT

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