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Re: validation problem

From: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2003 17:55:00 +0200
Message-ID: <003b01c39722$87be1710$3ef4ae8b@heim4.tuclausthal.de>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Cc: "PEACOCKG (Staff)" <PEACOCKG@colchsfc.ac.uk>

PEACOCKG (Staff) <PEACOCKG@colchsfc.ac.uk>:
> The logo links to page  -- http://validator.w3.org/check/referer
>  but when I follow the link I get to the following page
> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=

For some reason your browser didn't provide a value for the HTTP Referer
header on which this mechanism relies. This is most often caused by proxy or
browser settings that are intended to protect privacy.

> This rather disappointingly tells me -- Sorry, this type of URI
> <http://www.w3.org/Addressing/#terms>  scheme
> <http://www.iana.org/assignments/uri-schemes>  (undefined) is not
> supported by this service. Please check that you entered the URI
> correctly.

This error notice should be better, yes, as this is a common problem.
Received on Monday, 20 October 2003 11:58:02 UTC

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