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Re: validating page with invalid ssl certificate

From: Thomas Gambet <tgambet@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 15:52:20 -0500
Message-ID: <4D111384.9020304@w3.org>
To: Paul Hayes <paul.hayes@pluginmedia.net>
CC: www-validator-css@w3.org

Are you using a local instance of the CSS validator? If so please update 
it with the last cvs revision, this issue has been fixed since June. 
Otherwise if would be helpful if you could tell me the uri you're trying 
to validate.


Le 12/20/2010 10:51 AM, Paul Hayes a écrit :
> Hi,
> I'm having problems validating a project in development. The page in
> question is hosted on a development server server http over ssl. The
> server currently does not have a valid certificate. When trying to
> validate the page we get:
> I/O Error: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building
> failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException:
> unable to find valid certification path to requested target
> Is this really necessary, surely the validity ofan ssl certificate is a
> moot point to a css validator? It's worth noting that the html
> validation service on the w3c happily validates the same url.
> yours
> Paul
Received on Tuesday, 21 December 2010 20:52:30 UTC

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