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Re: Validator https problem?

From: Norbert Veber <nveber@pyre.virge.net>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2003 16:41:23 -0400
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030903204123.GA18521@pyre.virge.net>

On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 11:00:00PM -0400, Liam Quinn wrote:
> Linking to <http://validator.w3.org/check/referer> depends on the browser 
> to send the Referer header, which browsers generally don't send when 
> requesting an insecure page from a secure one.

Ah, I didnt know that.  Is this documented further someplace?  I just
wonder what the rationale is..

> You could instead link to
> 
> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=https%3A%2F%2Fpyre.virge.net%2F

That works, although I didnt use the %xx values, doest seem to matter.

Thanks,

Norbert
Received on Wednesday, 3 September 2003 16:41:25 GMT

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