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Re: unable to validate web site

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2008 16:37:58 +0000
Message-Id: <E04218B3-C83D-41D7-ADB8-23D0B4A6799F@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: W3C Validator Community <www-validator@w3.org>
To: "design" <design@talgiladi.net>

On 11 Jan 2008, at 11:44, design wrote:
> I get an error message when trying to validate our web site,   
> http://www.talgiladi.net - the error message is "Sorry! This  
> document can not be checked" with details of "500 server error",  
> which is not true as you can check by entering my site, everything  
> is working there...

Let's test:

~ dorward$ HEAD http://www.talgiladi.net/
500 Internal Server Error
Cache-Control: private
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2008 16:36:22 GMT
Server: Microsoft-IIS/6.0
Content-Length: 5415
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
Client-Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2008 16:36:08 GMT
Client-Response-Num: 1
X-AspNet-Version: 2.0.50727
X-Powered-By: ASP.NET

As far as I can tell, the usual cause of this issue is hideously  
browser browser detection in ASP.NET. I suggest you disable that  

David Dorward
Received on Friday, 11 January 2008 16:38:40 GMT

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