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Re: Error Message Feedback

From: JC Senior Care LLC <jcseniorcare@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 22 May 2006 18:41:36 -0600
Message-Id: <014F3B3E-D1C9-4B1E-BFFA-36311C950793@comcast.net>
To: www-validator@w3.org


Well, rule out proxy, I don't have one, and the browser idea I can  
rule out too, because it happens from ANY browser that I try.  After  
looking into this a little deeper, I found a VERY amateurish  
mistake.  Read on and please don't embarrass me too much.

The "real" problem was that I hastily put the code that the validator  
gives you in my webpage verbatim and did not read the rest of the  
page to see any further instructions.  So, where it has the ? 
uri=referer, I was supposed to replace "referer" with the URI to my  
web page.  Needless to say, when I clicked on the link, it didn't  
have a valid URI, and threw away the junk, resulting in an empty  
variable passed to the validator.

I've fixed it and am hanging my head in shame....

Christopher M Goodrich
JC Senior Care LLC
(505) 296-3576

On May 22, 2006, at 5:18 AM, David Dorward wrote:

> On Sun, May 21, 2006 at 03:21:29PM -0600, Christopher Goodrich wrote:
>> Validating www.jcseniorcare.com from anchor you supplied in your  
>> Valid
>> XHTML 1.0 Strict tag produced the following return page:
>> Sorry, this type of URL <http://www.w3.org/Addressing/> scheme
>> <http://www.iana.org/assignments/uri-schemes> ("") is not  
>> supported by
>> this service. Please check that you entered the URL correctly.
> Sounds like your browser or proxy is stripping the referer header. You
> can replace it with the URL from the addressbar after validating the
> page normally.
> (I read the mailing list, please direct responses there and do not CC
> me. Thanks).
> -- 
> David Dorward                                      http:// 
> dorward.me.uk
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