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Re: Install Validator on XP/IIS

From: Dean Edridge <dean@55.co.nz>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 01:02:41 +1200
To: Allan Smith <webmanager@telfordsteamrailway.co.uk>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-id: <46EE7AF1.6040703@55.co.nz>

Allan Smith wrote:
> According to
> http://weblogs.asp.net/stevencohn/articles/59782.aspx
> Virtual hosts doesn’t work on IIS with XP Pro
>
> The install instructions at 
> http://validator.w3.org/docs/install_win.html
> says it must be done
>
> Should I just install the validator in a folder on the
> Only web-site it allows?
> Any one got any ideas?
>
> Allan Smith
> Webmanager
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-validator-request@w3.org [mailto:www-validator-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of olivier Thereaux
> Sent: 13 September 2007 00:45
> To: Allan Smith
> Cc: www-validator@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Install Validator on XP/IIS
>
>
>
> On Sep 13, 2007, at 02:59 , Allan Smith wrote:
>
>   
>> Are there any installation guidelines for installing the validator  
>> on IIS?
>>
>> Or even – is this possible?
>>     
> It might be.
>
> If you first follow the instructions for installing the validator on  
> windows
>
> and then look up some documentation on how to set up a CGI in IIS.
> then you'll have a working validator.
>
> However, the documentation and interface page may not work well,  
> because IIS may not support the server-side-includes (SSI) used by  
> the validator. (previous discussion on this at: http://lists.w3.org/ 
> Archives/Public/www-validator/2006Oct/0019.html )
>
> If you manage to do it, please document it and we can make other IIS  
> users happy.
>
> Regards,
>   
Hi Alan,

It may be easier just to install an Apache server on Windows.[1][2]
I'd try wamp5 first as it is a little easier to use. And just make sure 
that the mod_include module is installed as per the install guide page.
[1] http://www.wampserver.com/en/download.php
[2] http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp-windows.html#522

Cheers

-- 
Dean Edridge
http://www.zealmedia.co.nz/
Received on Monday, 17 September 2007 13:02:47 UTC

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