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Re: Dot Dot Slash notation checked by Link Checker

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 4 May 2006 10:03:01 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060504090301.GA8430@us-lot.org>

On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 09:57:19AM +0100, Ian Stuart wrote:
> This has swerved off-topic, however the better way to refer to the 
> images is "/img/image.jpg" - else you run into trouble when you move the 
> page within the document tree.

Where as with ../ you don't run into problems when you move the entire
site within the document tree, or access it from a local filesystem.

Both methods have merits.

> Anyway, *why* would you want the validator to ignore these entries?

Who mentioned the validator? The tool that seems to be having problems
is the link checked.

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Thursday, 4 May 2006 09:03:12 UTC

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