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Recommended Valid HTML check/referer no longer works

From: DI Management <code@di-mgt.com.au>
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2003 06:17:10 +1100
Message-ID: <000701c2bd93$de775580$6501a8c0@host>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>

This is the text taken from your "valid validation" page:-

Here is the HTML you could use to add this icon to your Web page:

      <a href="http://validator.w3.org/check/referer"><img border="0"
          alt="Valid HTML 4.0!" height="31" width="88"></a>

However, when users click on that, it now redirects you to

and gives you the message:-

Sorry, this type of URI scheme (undefined) is not supported by this service.
Please check that you entered the URI correctly

Which is embarrassing if you've put the recommended link on all your pages.

David Ireland
Received on Thursday, 16 January 2003 14:22:03 UTC

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