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Re: Feature Request: Send Accept header

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2003 22:12:30 +0000 (GMT)
To: Herr Christian Wolfgang Hujer <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0303292207380.1607-100000@jarl.webthing.com>

On Thu, 27 Mar 2003, Herr Christian Wolfgang Hujer wrote:

> I have a feature request.
> I want the validator to have an option to send a specific Accept header to the 
> server site that is going to be validated.

I have now implemented support for Content Negotiation, together with
Cookies and Basic Authentication, in Page Valet.

> 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

It sends no Accept: header by default, but allows you to specify it
in an "advanced" Form.

This should be equally straightforward in the W3 validator.  Any thoughts?

Nick Kew
Received on Saturday, 29 March 2003 17:12:42 UTC

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