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Re: ref to Alan Flavell's (deceased) site

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2007 15:49:40 -0400
Message-Id: <45CE07D7-9CAA-433A-BB5A-BE100F260400@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: westera <westera@quicknet.nl>

Hi John,

On May 7, 2007, at 09:11 , westera wrote:
> In: http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwebcel.nl% 
> 2F&charset=%28detect+automatically%29&doctype=HTML+4.01 
> +Transitional&ss=1&verbose=1
>
> there is an invalid  reference to Alan Flavell's site, which not  
> online anymore:
> http://ppewww.ph.gla.ac.uk/%7Eflavell/charset/

Thanks for your message. We are aware of this, and while we hope that  
the owners of the servers will see value in keeping online data  
available (and thus, not breaking links [1]), upcoming versions of  
the validator are not linking to this location but to the one stored  
at archive.org

regards,
-- 
olivier
Received on Monday, 7 May 2007 19:49:50 GMT

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