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Re: Feature Request: Send Accept header

From: Tim Bagot <tsb-w3-validator-0007@earth.li>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2003 18:44:27 +0000 (UTC)
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Cc: Herr Christian Wolfgang Hujer <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0303271835380.1162-100000@213-152-52-166.dsl.eclipse.net.uk>

At 2003-03-27T09:25+0100, Herr Christian Wolfgang Hujer wrote:-

> I want the validator to have an option to send a specific Accept
> header to the server site that is going to be validated. Thus it is
> not possible to validate negotiated content. (e.g. try validating
> http://www.itcqis.com/ will validate the HTML 4.01 version, though
> mozilla will retrieve the XHTML 1.1 version).

Why can't you just ask the validator to validate e.g.
<http://www.itcqis.com/start.de.xhtml>? Seems easier than setting an
Accept header (and indeed Accept-Language).

Tim Bagot
Received on Thursday, 27 March 2003 13:45:14 UTC

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