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Re: configurable HTTP_ACCEPT etc

From: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 03:21:28 +0900
To: Thomas Koeppe <tk281@cam.ac.uk>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050329182128.GA30293@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

Hello Thomas,

On Tue, Mar 29, 2005, Thomas Koeppe wrote:
> I was wondering if it would be possible to tell the validator how to 
> request pages, e.g. which HTTP_ACCEPT to send and which user agent 
> information etc. Background is that if that were possible, one could check 
> different pages that are served under the same name via Apache content 
> negotiation.

That's a planned enhancement:
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18

We are not planning on implementing it in the version to be
released next, mostly for lack of resources. Patches or other forms of
contribution are always welcome, though.

Thank you,
-- 
olivier
Received on Tuesday, 29 March 2005 18:21:32 GMT

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