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Re: Two suggestions

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2002 18:26:43 +0100
To: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
cc: Craig Macbride <craigm@ragingbull.com>, KlausRusch@atmedia.net
Message-ID: <a01060005-1021-41BF2CD6EE8811D6B10300039300CF5C@[]>

Klaus Johannes Rusch <KlausRusch@atmedia.net> wrote:

>Craig Macbride wrote:
>>The fact that some people are used to the misspelling is irrelevant.
>>Most people who use your web site don't need to use HTTP specs directly
>>and may never even know about the misspelling. Someone unaware of the
>>HTTP mistake and just seeing your URL on links would think you're

I suspect that attitude is allready well established. :-)

>>How hard would it be to have a URL to the correct spelling as well as
>>the incorrect one?
>Allowing both spellings IMHO would make sense, only using /referrer
>would not.

Ok, the alternate spelling is now also recognized (changed in will be in
the next version), but we still use /referer in the text.

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