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Re: checklink: about checking of same-document ref in a page specified with data: url

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 19:24:56 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <201002191924.56636.ville.skytta@iki.fi>
On Thursday 18 February 2010, Makoto Mizukami wrote:
> First, see this url:
> data:text/html;charset=UTF-8,%3C%21doctype%20html%3E%3Cmeta%20charset%3D%22
> UTF-8%22%3E%3Ctitle%3E%3C%2Ftitle%3E%3Ca%20href%3D%22%23text%22%3ELink%3C%2
> Fa%3E%3Cdiv%20id%3D%22text%22%3EText%3C%2Fdiv%3E%0A
> 
> This url includes an HTML document which has a same-document reference.
> When I let the Link Checker test the url above, it evaluates the
> reference in the document as "data:#text" and,
> as a result, it says that the link is broken.
> 
> Why does it say so? Is the link really broken?

It does not say so to me.  
http://validator.w3.org/checklink?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fkoti.welho.com%2Fvskytta%2Ftest.html
Received on Friday, 19 February 2010 17:25:25 GMT

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