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Re: validator.w3.org

From: Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des@des.no>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 16:36:13 +0200
To: william <william@wtholmes.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <86hbjvczdu.fsf@ds4.des.no>
william <william@wtholmes.com> writes:
> You could save a lot of wasted server work by NOT storing the URL to
> be searched, and by causing a new page or tab to be created anytime
> any link is selected.

Where is the URL stored?

> Every time I open http://validator.w3.org/, it starts validating an
> old web site.

Something is wrong at your end.

> Every time I select a link on the page, it goes to the link in the
> same window, so when I return to the page that took 15 minutes of
> server processing to create, the process starts over.

User error and / or crappy browser.  My guess is, when you press "back",
your browser re-fetches the previous page, instead of showing a cached

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des@des.no
Received on Monday, 19 July 2010 14:39:01 UTC

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