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Re: Sugestion (document size)

From: Pete Prodoehl <pete.prodoehl@cygnusinteractive.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 08:29:05 -0500
Message-ID: <412359A1.9090902@cygnusinteractive.com>
To: "'www-validator@w3.org' community" <www-validator@w3.org>

olivier Thereaux wrote:
> And indeed the validator only gives the size if it is stated in the HTTP 
> headers, and does not calculate the size if it's not given by the server.
> The validator *could* calculate the size of the document being parsed.
> I am not convinced yet that the overhead (albeit perhaps minor) for a 
> feature that is not directly related to the validator's purpose is worthy.
> Opinions welcome.

I'm not convinced either... I'd say use the header info, and if not 
present, do not attempt to otherwise calculate it.

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