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Re: Local www-validator does not work and header/footer does not appear

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 10:38:57 +0900
Message-Id: <11548443-74CB-4877-8F14-AD6682EAF66C@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: OOzy Pal <oozypal@gmail.com>

On Jul 7, 2006, at 16:44 , OOzy Pal wrote:
> I followed all the steps of installing the html validator. When I run
> the validator the header and footer do not appear neither the check
> button works. When I looked at the source code of my browser I see
> things like:
> <!--#set var="revision" value="\$Id: index.html,v 2006/02/20
> 03:21:20 ot Exp $"
> --><!--#set var="date" value="\$Date: 2006/02/20 03:21:20 $"
> --><!--#set var="title" value="The W3C Markup Validation Service"
> --><!--#set var="relroot" value="./"
> --><!--#include virtual="header.html" -->
> shouldn't the above be transformed to actual data for example link or
> inclusion of the header.html?

It should indeed be transformed to actual data by inclusion of the  
SSIs, and that is done  by setting up your server to enable SSIs. See  
the "Configure the Web server" section in

If you skipped that step in the installation process, it would also  
explain why clicking on the check button does not work.

Received on Monday, 10 July 2006 01:38:54 UTC

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