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Re: validator won't return json

From: Trenton D. Adams <trenton.d.adams@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:25:12 -0600
Message-ID: <CAMg8Y2p7gjic9B2pwS7VGCxPorLibswKetEeekbNyGw-yjBmHw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jon Cram <jon@webignition.net>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
I tried the fragment parameter as you did as well.  Perhaps there was a
typo; I'll try again.


On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 2:45 AM, Jon Cram <jon@webignition.net> wrote:

> I recall when first running a local install of the W3C HTML validator
> there was some trial and error involved in getting JSON output.
>
> It certainly does work. If it's not working for you my best guess is that
> the POST requests you're making aren't quite to the validator's liking.
>
> I just ran a local validation that successfully returned a JSON response.
> At the following URL is the exact raw HTTP request I issued:
> http://pastebin.com/npX42TtE
>
> Check how this compares to the HTTP requests you're making.
>
>
>
> On 10/03/13 19:20, Trenton D. Adams wrote:
>
>> Any developers on here that might know what the problem is here?
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 6:45 PM, Trenton D. Adams <
>> trenton.d.adams@gmail.com <mailto:trenton.d.adams@gmail.**com<trenton.d.adams@gmail.com>>>
>> wrote:
>>
>>     Before I file a bug, I thought I would ask why this does not
>>     work.  I sent the output=json, and then url encoded the
>>     uploaded_file as well.  I know
>>     http://validator.w3.org/docs/**api.html#soap12format<http://validator.w3.org/docs/api.html#soap12format>says that the
>>     uploaded_file should be multi-part form-data, but that also did
>>     not seem to return the json; unless I got the syntax wrong.  If I
>>     use the "uri" option instead, it appears to work fine.  In either
>>     of the two failed cases, there are special headers returned
>>     indicating that the validation of the fragment failed, how many
>>     errors, how many warnings, etc.
>>
>>     Any help would be appreciated, thank you.
>>
>>
>>     http://validator.w3.org/check
>>
>>     POST /check HTTP/1.1
>>     Host: validator.w3.org <http://validator.w3.org>
>>
>>     User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:16.0)
>>     Gecko/20100101 Firefox/16.0
>>     Accept: application/json, text/javascript, */*; q=0.01
>>     Accept-Language:
>>     en-CA,en;q=0.9,en-US;q=0.8,en-**gb;q=0.7,en-US-x-Hixie;q=0.6,**
>> fr-FR;q=0.4,fr;q=0.3,eo-EO;q=**0.2,eo;q=0.1
>>     Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate
>>     Connection: keep-alive
>>     Content-Type: application/x-www-form-**urlencoded; charset=UTF-8
>>     Referer:
>>     http://reuben.pc.athabascau.**ca:8080/aucm/servlet/**
>> DispatcherServlet?action=**examRequest<http://reuben.pc.athabascau.ca:8080/aucm/servlet/DispatcherServlet?action=examRequest>
>>
>>     Content-Length: 17174
>>     Origin: http://reuben.pc.athabascau.**ca:8080<http://reuben.pc.athabascau.ca:8080>
>>     Pragma: no-cache
>>     Cache-Control: no-cache
>>     output=json&uploaded_file=%0A%**0A%0A%0A%0A%0A%0A%0A%3Cblah-**
>> blah-encoded-fragment
>>
>>
>>     HTTP/1.1 200 OK
>>     Date: Sat, 02 Mar 2013 01:34:11 GMT
>>     Server: Apache/2.2.16 (Debian)
>>     X-W3C-Validator-Recursion: 1
>>     X-W3C-Validator-Status: Invalid
>>     X-W3C-Validator-Errors: 4
>>     X-W3C-Validator-Warnings: 23
>>     Content-Type: application/json; charset=UTF-8
>>     Connection: close
>>     Transfer-Encoding: chunked
>>
>>
>>
>
>
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