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Re: Validator checks the WRONG web page

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2005 20:53:01 +0000
To: Rick -Gilligan- Uschold <Gilligan@dbh3.us>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050221205301.GD29347@us-lot.org>

On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 11:06:40AM -0500, Rick -Gilligan- Uschold wrote:
> I haven't used the W3 validator for some number of months, but when I 
> wanted to check some changes I made to my web pages, the validator was 
> NOT checking MY web page, but some other web page! This pages look fine 
> in my browser.

Your server is configured to issue a redirect to the Validator, the
evidence can be seen below.

[david@cyberman tmp]$ wget --user-agent \
 "W3C_Validator/1.305.2.148 libwww-perl/5.803" http://www.dbh3.us/
--20:49:55--  http://www.dbh3.us/
           => `index.html.4'
Resolving www.dbh3.us...
Connecting to www.dbh3.us[]:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://localhost/ [following]

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Monday, 21 February 2005 20:53:03 UTC

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