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Re: Why a difference in the way a page is validated when uploaded vs. URL given?????

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 09:41:32 -0800
Cc: "'www-validator@w3.org'" <www-validator@w3.org>
To: "Beard, Michael" <beardm@lit-mail.lamar.edu>
Message-Id: <B6ED770E-45C3-11D7-A00D-000393D9E692@idyllmtn.com>

Well, you can't "revalidate" without re-uploading the file, which is 
why there's
no "Revalidate" button.  As I understand it, that button is there so 
that you can
make little tweaks and press "revalidate" and see if you fixed the 
problems.

But as for the errors, I get 6 errors when giving a URL, and 6 errors 
when
uploading from a local copy.  Your problem doesn't seem to be 
reproducible,
so perhaps it's something you're doing wrong?

--Kynn, not affiliated with the W3C validator in any particular way

On Friday, February 21, 2003, at 08:18 AM, Beard, Michael wrote:

> Sirs,
>
>    I validated a page called 'intro.htm', giving the URL 
> 'http://bcis.lamar.edu/intro.htm' and the page validated the <html> 
> down to the <font color=""> tag.  The <font color=""> tag is the first 
> tag giving an error.  In all, 9 errors were shown.
>
>    When I tried to upload the same file from my harddrive, the 
> validator did not give the 'Revalidate' button, said the <html> tag 
> was in error, and gave a total of 31 errors.
>
>    Why the difference?  The results should be the same, no matter if 
> the page is referenced as a URL or as a file uploaded to the 
> Validator.  Please respond in a timely fashion.
>
> Michael D. Beard
> (409) 839-2915, beardm@lit.edu
> Instructor I, Business & Computer Information Systems, Supervision,
> Lamar Institute of Technology
>
Received on Friday, 21 February 2003 12:39:30 GMT

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