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Re: improvements for validator.w3.org/check

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: 07 Jan 2003 21:13:49 +0200
To: Andrew Fleisher <andrewf8@yahoo.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1041966829.18105.23.camel@bobcat.ods.org>

On Thu, 2003-01-02 at 03:47, Andrew Fleisher wrote:

> <p>
> <a href="http://validator.w3.org/check/referer"><img
> border="0"
>           src="http://www.w3.org/Icons/valid-html401"
>           alt="Valid HTML 4.01!" height="31"
> width="88"></a>
>     </p>
> Upon using the link provided, one gets a w3.org page
> which states
> "Sorry, this type of URI scheme (undefined) is not
> supported by this service. Please check that you
> entered the URI correctly."

You need to follow, eg usually "click" that link, and your user agent
will have to send the "Referer" HTTP header for it to work.  It does
work for most (all?) modern browsers with their default settings, unless
something in between filters the Referer header.

\/ille Skyttä
ville.skytta at iki.fi
Received on Tuesday, 7 January 2003 14:13:32 UTC

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