Re: Chapters hides itself from the validator

* Joe Clark wrote:
>Could responsible parties please verify that the problem isn't on the 
>validator's end?

For a request

  % netc 80
  GET / HTTP/1.1
  Connection: close
  User-Agent: W3C_Validator/1.305.2.148 libwww-perl/5.800

The host does not respond at all, if you change the User-Agent header,

  % netc 80
  GET / HTTP/1.1
  Connection: close
  User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT;)

  HTTP/1.1 302 Object moved
  Server: Microsoft-IIS/5.0
  Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2004 17:45:53 GMT
  cache-control: no-cache
  Expires: Wed, 21 May 2003 23:22:30 GMT
  X-Powered-By: ASP.NET
  Connection: close
  Content-Length: 121
  Content-Type: text/html; Charset=iso-8859-1, windows-1252
  Cache-control: private


It works. For I am unable to
reproduce the problem (except with the installation),
it is possible that the host is explicitly configured to not respond to or that there is a bug in one of the network libraries
on It works with other validator installations and
other services such as

So I can't tell what the problem might be.
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Received on Friday, 31 December 2004 17:56:52 UTC