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Re: Error Code

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2004 00:06:36 +0200
To: Michael Graves <mgraves@kingfuels.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1103148396.11469.11.camel@bobcat.mine.nu>

On Wed, 2004-12-15 at 15:40 -0600, Michael Graves wrote:
  
> http://www.sunsetsurfers.com/awards/awards.html 
>         What to do: This is a server side problem. Check the URI.
>         Response status code: 500
>         Response message: Internal Server Error ( The system cannot
>         find the file specified. ) 
>         Line: 144 

The link checker uses the HTTP HEAD method.  www.sunsetsurfers.com seems
to be a broken server which does not grok those requests.  (On the other
hand, the HTTP GET method seems to work with it).

  $ telnet www.sunsetsurfers.com 80
  Trying 63.236.210.2...
  Connected to www.sunsetsurfers.com (63.236.210.2).
  Escape character is '^]'.
  HEAD /awards/awards.html HTTP/1.0
  Host: www.sunsetsurfers.com

  HTTP/1.1 500 Internal Server Error ( The system cannot find the file specified. )
  Pragma: no-cache
  Cache-Control: no-cache
  Content-Type: text/html
  Content-Length: 2014

  Connection closed by foreign host.
Received on Wednesday, 15 December 2004 22:08:09 GMT

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