Re: HTTP header 'Accept' should be sent by Validator

At 2003-01-10T06:06-0000, Tom Pike wrote:-

> The validator does not seem to send an 'Accept' HTTP header.
> Therefore any code which checks the Accept header to determine what type
> of document to send will assume that the validator doesn't accept
> documents of the type that they are checking for (in my case
> application/xhtml+xml).

It doesn't make much sense to me for the validator to use content
negotiation. I'd normally want to validate a specific file (and typically
each variant in turn), and the server should make each variant available
on its own URI.

Tim Bagot

Received on Friday, 10 January 2003 03:40:13 UTC