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Online checklink triggers SHOUTcast servers to start media stream.

From: Leonard Bogard <controller@rubalcavapastry.com>
Date: Sun, 6 Sep 2009 21:51:17 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <2613.76.240.236.23.1252299077.squirrel@www.rubalcavapastry.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org


The user agent string from the checklink does not include the text
"Mozilla" or "Mozilla Compatible" anywhere.  This
causes a SHOUTcast server to think it's a media request and not an http
request and starts a stream.  I believe it would be a good idea to
modify the user agent line to include the string "(Mozilla
Compatible)" even if it's not litterally/technically Mozilla
compatible or alternatively allow the user to specify a custom User-Agent
string.

This is the user agent string I found from my server
logs:
"User-Agent: W3C-checklink/4.5 [4.160]
libwww-perl/5.823"

Very Respectfully


Leonard W. Bogard
Received on Monday, 7 September 2009 11:29:37 GMT

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