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Re: Feature Request: Send Accept header

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2003 14:57:40 -0000
To: www-validator@w3.org
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"Herr Christian Wolfgang Hujer" <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com> wrote in
message news:200303270925.59692.Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com...

>Instead of sending no Accept header I suggest sending the following accept
>header as default:
>Accept:
>text/xml,application/xml,application/xhtml+xml,text/html;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.1

Please don't ever send any Accept header which prefers generic XML
mime-types over more specific ones such as text/html . The validator is
primarily an HTML validator, if you're validating XML then there are other
more appropriate validators out there.

Jim.
Received on Thursday, 27 March 2003 09:57:49 GMT

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