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Re: Cyclic redirect breaks Konquerors 'Validate HTML'

From: Benjamin Niemann <pink@odahoda.de>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 10:36:19 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <ep79ao$gsf$1@sea.gmane.org>

Hello Olivier,

olivier Thereaux wrote:

> On Jan 24, 2007, at 04:32 , Benjamin Niemann wrote:
>> The fault is probably on Konqis side ('check/?uri=' instead
>> of 'check?uri='), but it worked as intended before and I haven't
>> changed
>> the config of Konqi nor have I updated any packages recently.
>> It's easy to fix the URL that Konqi uses, but the cyclic redirect
>> qualifies
>> as a bug IMHO. Perhaps this has been introduced by the recent CGI.pm
>> update?
> The problem and recent upgrade are indeed most likely related. We'll
> test the patch Ville has suggested.
> In the meantime, could you send a bug report to Konqueror?
> 'check/?uri=' is wrong, anyway, better fix it too.


When checking the other services, I found more (minor) problems. Both the
CSS validator and the link checker accept URLs with trailing slash (before
the query part), but show some broken links then: the link checker has a
href="" in the 'Back to the link checker' link and the CSS validator does
not load the stylesheet and has a broken menubar ('Home'..'Credits').

Both services should either implement redirects like the markup validator or
serve a 404, if there is anything left after the 'validator' or 'checklink'

Benjamin Niemann
Email: pink at odahoda dot de
WWW: http://pink.odahoda.de/
Received on Wednesday, 24 January 2007 09:37:00 UTC

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