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Re: [ANN] Beta test of the W3C Markup Validator (0.8.0 beta 1)

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 12:23:07 -0500
Message-ID: <462E3CFB.1070408@aptest.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org

Forgive me for chiming in late on this, but...  While I agree with the 
following:

> "If no Accept header field is present, then it is assumed that the
> client accepts all media types."
>
> Since the validator sends no Accept header, it should be assumed that
> the client accepts all media types. If your rule assumes that it
> doesn't support XHTML because of that, then isn't that a flaw in the
> rule?

That's fine.  Is there a clever mod_rewrite rule we can suggest for 
people that means "when you see no accept header, do *this* for *that* 
type of request" ?  I don't speak mod_rewrite that well.

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