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Re: Interesting Error...

From: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2001 11:06:23 +0100
Message-ID: <3AA4B69F.3B0FD374@tss.no>
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
CC: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Nick Kew wrote:
>The (primitive) redirect support is something I implemented for Code
>Valet, which uses SP's internal code (URLStorage.cxx) to fetch all
>documents, not just DTDs.

You didn't consider using the W3C's libwww?

>IMO it makes sense when someone enters a
>redirected URL for their HTML page, but might be more confusing when
>it fetches a DTD.  The latter is a relatively rare/obscure situation,
>which is also why the validator survived without it for so long.

It's getting a lot more common now, so HTTP Host and Redirect support is
definitely a necessity. How to handle it might be open to debate tho'.
Received on Tuesday, 6 March 2001 05:06:27 UTC

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