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Re: Validating Protected Pages

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Sat, 07 Aug 2004 17:03:21 +0300
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1091887401.5223.59.camel@bobcat.mine.nu>

On Thu, 2004-08-05 at 15:05, Sam Carter wrote:
>  
> The only way I can validate these pages today is to login, navigate to
> the page, VIEW SOURCE, SELECT ALL, COPY.  At this point, I have a copy
> of the HTML in the copy/paste buffer.
>  
> WDG offers a direct source input option at
>  
> http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/direct.html
>  
> I then load the URL above, SELECT ALL, in the text input box, PASTE,
> then press VALIDATE.  

Just a FYI: the W3C validator has such a feature too, but  it is
unsupported and has known bugs:
http://validator.w3.org/fragment-upload.html

> I'd like to see this whole process be a single icon click resulting in
> a W3C HTML and / or CSS validation.

That is currently supported with HTTP Basic authentication (RFC2617).
Received on Saturday, 7 August 2004 14:03:23 UTC

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