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Confusing error message

From: Imaginatorium Shop <shop@imaginatorium.org>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2021 02:48:03 +0900
To: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <4745a3e9-e335-2d94-2bd1-7b1363cd0150@imaginatorium.org>
The following page illustrates an external stylesheet problem: the file 
is present, and is loaded, but a typical browser (Chromium) even shows 
the content of the stylesheet, while not applying it:


The validator says: "File not found: https://imaginatorium.com/test.css: 
You can't import an HTML document ", while showing the content of the 
file. Obviously "File not found" is wrong - it should say something 
like: "Error: stylesheet is served with wrong Content-Type (text/html)". 
It also only finds this error for the @import version, and happily 
accepts the link tag, even though that file is also ignored by the browser.

(OK, the original error was mine: I was earlier using PHP to generate 
stylesheets, as the only way to stay sane, but not now, and I removed 
the http header code, but forgot to change .htaccess to stop it going 
through PHP.)

Best wishes,
Brian Chandler

Jigsaw puzzles from Japan
Received on Tuesday, 11 May 2021 19:54:11 UTC

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