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Re: "Validate this page" and 302 redirects

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 01:06:35 +0300
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1066687594.14316.39.camel@bobcat.mine.nu>

On Tue, 2003-10-21 at 00:09, Oliver White wrote:

> Not a problem for either tool, nor for the website.  But each link to the 
> HTML-checking tool is highlighted as a warning in the Link-checking tool.
> So if you run the tool on a website with a link to 
> http://validator.w3.org/check/referer on every page, the Link-checking tool 
> goes into overload with displaying minor warnings.

The only easy and immediate workaround I can suggest for now is to use
the "hide redirects (all)" option in the link checker.  Maybe the
/check/referer mechanism of the validator won't use redirects some day
Received on Monday, 20 October 2003 18:06:36 UTC

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