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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.

Pete
Received on Wednesday, 18 August 2004 13:29:37 UTC

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