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Re: IE=Edge,chrome=1 Error Appears Mistaken

From: Christopher Werby <cwerby@pipsqueak.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:21:47 -0700
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <188BCBBA-7FAD-41B2-A8D8-92C9E2E2C666@Pipsqueak.com>
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Hi Mike,

That was it exactly!  I’d forgotten about the html5 boilerplate .htaccess file that I’m using on several sites.  The “chrome=1” bit was in there.

Thank you very much!

Best,
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Christopher Werby
Pipsqueak Productions, LLC
http://www.Pipsqueak.com

> On Aug 27, 2015, at 1:37 AM, Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:
> 
> Christopher Werby <cwerby@pipsqueak.com>, 2015-08-26 20:50 -0700:
>> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/B5FB6E10-9AC8-4006-909D-2C370C2377FB@Pipsqueak.com>
>> 
>> Hello,
>> 
>> On several of my pages, I’m getting the following error:
>> 
>> Error: X-UA-Compatible HTTP header must have the value IE=edge, was IE=Edge,chrome=1.
>> 
>> But the meta tag that is on the page (http://freelen.org <http://freelen.org/>) is this:
>> <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge" />
>> 
>> There’s no “,chrome=1” anywhere on the page.
>> 
>> Is there something wrong with the validator or have I made a mistake?
>> It’s certainly possible that it’s the latter!
> 
> Yeah, notice that the message mentions the “HTTP header”, not the meta
> element. So, somewhere in your Web-server config, there’s apparently
> something set up to send this header:
> 
>  X-UA-Compatible: IE=Edge,chrome=1
> 
> And it should instead be sending this:
> 
>  X-UA-Compatible: IE=Edge
> 
> But you can’t fix it just by editing the HTML source. You instead need to
> change the Web-server config (e.g., if you’re using Apache, in a .htaccess
> file, or in the system config file for Apache).
> 
>  —Mike
> 
> -- 
> Michael[tm] Smith https://people.w3.org/mike
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