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Re: [ANN] Beta test of the W3C Markup Validator (0.8.0 beta 1)

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 11:30:15 -0500
Message-ID: <462F8217.90009@aptest.com>
To: Sierk Bornemann <sierkb@gmx.de>
CC: "www-validator@w3.org Community" <www-validator@w3.org>

Sierk Bornemann wrote:
> Once again, I presume the validator to be a normal requesting client 
> to any webserver. Following that assumption, there seems to be not one 
> argument, to refuse sending a correct Accept header. 

Well - since a normal client is not required to send such a header...  I 
think the validator is working fine in this instance.  It would be 
relatively easy for you to add a rule to serve your content in your 
preferred media type when the requestor supplies no accept header.  
That's what I ended up doing, and it works great.

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Received on Wednesday, 25 April 2007 16:30:30 UTC

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