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Re: Slow running validator and refusal errors.

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 09:50:51 +0900
Message-Id: <658595E7-287D-4A9C-9FC8-92D8ACE4A978@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: Ashley Richards <ashley@digitalsolutionslc.com>

On Aug 1, 2007, at 01:17 , Ashley Richards wrote:
> Here is the error I reach when clicking any link after validation,  
> including revalidating the document:
> Service Temporarily Unavailable The bwshare module will refuse your  
> requests for the next 50 seconds.
> You have made too many requests per second. Apache/2.2.4 (Debian)  
> mod_bwshare/0.2.0 mod_python/3.3.1 Python/2.4.4 mod_perl/2.0.2 Perl/ 
> v5.8.8 Server at validator.w3.org Port 80

> I have noticed these problems since the "new" validator has been  
> up.  Just wondering if it was a known bug/error for several people,  
> or just myself.  (And no, I'm not pressing refresh manically.)

bwshare has been running for a while, even before the new validator  
was up. It is supposed to only catch people being a little nervous on  
the reload button, but I agree it is perhaps a bit strict- I was  
caught by it by surprise a few times.

When It happens, the best you can do is leave it alone for a minute  
or two.

I'll speak to our sysadmin team to tweak the bwshare parameters.

Received on Thursday, 2 August 2007 00:50:16 UTC

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