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Re: w3c and apache team

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2002 01:57:30 +0200
To: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <t17jluo02e85ldbt7jlah9sll5passb7r6@4ax.com>

* Liam Quinn wrote:
>I don't think it makes sense for the Validator to check unsuccessful
>responses since this almost always indicates an incorrect URL.  To check a
>404 error page, you can use the file upload form.

I disagree and actually I have requested this feature some time ago, see

Using the file upload form is in general possible, but rather
uncomfortable, if a simple switch could enable such feature in the
validator. Consider e.g. dynamically generated error messages.
Received on Tuesday, 13 August 2002 19:57:45 UTC

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