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Re: Referer validation errors

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 07:15:16 -0700
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To: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
At 09:41 PM 9/24/2001 , Terje Bless wrote:
>AFAIK, this is not the behaviour of the Validator. It certainly isn't
>the _intended_ behaviour of the Validator. IOW, if this is truly how it
>behaves then it's a bug. If you can provide more details (exact URL and
>browser name+version+platform) I'll try to replicate it and, if
>necessary, fix it.

Unfortunately the person who was experiencing this error seems to be
rather snippy and judgmental (remember, I don't know anything about
web accessibility!), and hasn't been forthcoming with browser
information.  I haven't been able to replicate the problem myself,

I'll ask my wife if she knows anything about it.  It may be some other
problem, but it's definitely a problem with following the referer link
at the bottom of http://www.idyllmtn.com/ -- that produced the error
condition described.  When I told the complainant to simply go to the
Validator site itself and type in the address, it worked fine, she


Kynn Bartlett  <kynn@idyllmtn.com>                http://kynn.com/
Technical Developer Liaison, Reef             http://www.reef.com/
Chief Technologist, Idyll Mountain Internet   http://idyllmtn.com/
Online Instructor, Accessible Web Design     http://kynn.com/+d201
Received on Tuesday, 25 September 2001 10:25:51 UTC

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