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Re: Feature Wish: http://validator.w3.org/check/referer should accept non-200

From: Ralf Wiebicke <ralf@rw7.de>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 12:02:15 +0200
To: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Cc: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Message-Id: <200307221202.15834.ralf@rw7.de>


> /check/referer is actually an alias for /check?uri=referer, so by using
> that directly you can specify whatever parameters you like. So to check
> your error pages you would link to
> <http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=referer;No200=1>.

Thank you very much for your fast response. However, it did not work. I set up 
a small test case: You may try http://rw7.de/ralf/favicon.ico . This URL 
should return a "410 Gone" error. I built in two links to

   http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=referer;No200=1

which I think contains a typo, and 

   http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=referer&No200=1

which I think corrects that typo. Both links do not work. Accually that 
http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=referer performs a redirection with the 
"referer" replaced by the actual referer URL. On this redirection, the 
"&No200=1" (and probably all other parameters) get lost.

Furthermore, I added a link with a "&verbose=1" attached, and that parameter 
gets lost too.

Best regards,
Ralf Wiebicke.
Received on Tuesday, 22 July 2003 06:02:20 GMT

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