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Re: HTTPS valid in Chrome, but not via w3c validator

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:47:36 +0900
To: Jonny Grant <jg@jguk.org>
Cc: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20160712044736.GQ4628@sideshowbarker.net>
Jonny Grant <jg@jguk.org>, 2016-07-11 11:50 +0100:
> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/57837A03.2090700@jguk.org>
> 
> On 10/07/16 22:57, Michael[tm] Smith wrote:
...
> > (I think the reason that site doesn’t work in https://validator.w3.org/ is
> > because it probably is a site that relies on SNI (Server Name Indication),
> > which https://validator.w3.org/ does not support.)
> > 
> > But https://validator.w3.org/nu/ does support SNI.
> > 
> Thank you Mike
> 
> Maybe the validator can be updated to use the NU variant?

It does already as long as you give it a document with the doctype
<!DOCTYPE html> instead of an obsolete doctype such as the HTML4 doctype.

So in https://primes.utm.edu/nthprime/ you should remove this:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">

and just replace it with this:

<!DOCTYPE html>

If you do that and use https://validator.w3.org/ the validation request
will get automatically redirected to https://validator.w3.org/nu/

  —Mike

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Michael[tm] Smith https://people.w3.org/mike

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