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Validator doesn't send HTTP_ACCEPT headers, "Conflict between Mime Type and Document Type" warning is incorrect.

From: Andries Louw Wolthuizen <info@andrieslouw.nl>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 05:07:13 +0000
Message-Id: <3B0DAB78-A1E5-4371-A77C-92FEA9733052@andrieslouw.nl>
To: www-qa@w3.org

Your validator (http://validator.w3.org/check) doesn't send the  
HTTP_ACCEPT header with a request, so I (or my server) can't send a  
Content-Type: application/xhtml+xml header.

Try it for yourself, setup a page with:

And validate it (XHTML1.1).

The problem is that my server doesn't get a HTTP_ACCEPT header from  
your validator, and because of that my server doesn't send a  
application/xhtml+xml header.

My website in your validator:

Please correct this error in your validator, and let your validator  
send a HTTP_ACCEPT header.

p.s. My website does send a correct header to browsers (such as  
firefox) that send a HTTP_ACCEPT header, so the problem isn't on my  

Met vriendelijke groet,
Andries Louw Wolthuizen
Received on Tuesday, 31 July 2007 05:08:48 UTC

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