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Re: http-equiv="refresh" redirects ignored in markup validator

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 08:31:10 -0700
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
To: <lholst@robotics.lu.se>
Message-Id: <839BC56A-C110-11D7-916A-000393D9E692@idyllmtn.com>

On Monday, July 28, 2003, at 07:59 AM, Lars Holst wrote:
> Feature, not bug? Possibly. My suggestion was made from a desire to 
> have a
> validation service that works in a user-friendly and logical way, 
> that's
> all.

I don't see what's illogical about validating the URL that it's been

> Btw, I have no idea what "HTTP redirection" is. An explanation or a 
> link
> would be helpful.

I'm afraid I don't understand why your ignorance becomes my problem.
It's a shame you don't know, but I would ascribe it to a deficiency in
your experience of learning Web development.  You should really have
been taught (by instructor, by book, by tutorial, etc.) that
a meta-refresh is a poor way to send people from one address to

Here is one way to find out what "HTTP redirection" is:



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