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Re: HTML Validator HTTP Accept

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 13:26:44 +0000
To: Aristotelis Mikropoulos <amikrop@gmail.com>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1228915604.10007.250.camel@localhost>

On Wed, 2008-12-10 at 07:21 -0600, Aristotelis Mikropoulos wrote:
> Greetings.
> I would like to express my opinion about an HTML Validator matter.
> I believe that when it attempts to check the validity of a webpage,
> after the user
> has provided it the webpage's URL, the Validator should sent an "HTTP
> Accept"
> header to the server that hosts the webpage, which header will contain
> the
> "application/xhtml+xml" MIME Type, in order to let the server know
> that it also accepts
> such a content type. Such a thing, would make the life of many web
> developers who
> use XHTML 1.1, easier, as this HTML dialect can only be served with
> the MIME Type
> mentioned above.
> Thank you a lot, for your time.
> Yours sincerely,
> Aristotelis Mikropoulos

Hello Aristotelis,

Thank you for the feedback. I looked at the validator documentation
for where to send such suggestions and found these instructions [1].
Would you mind either sending your suggestion to www-validator or
would you permit me to do so?

Thank you,

 _ Ian

[1] http://validator.w3.org/feedback.html#errormsg

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