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Re: LogValidator and HTTP

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2007 08:48:16 -0500
Message-ID: <45C34120.4030705@metalab.unc.edu>
To: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
CC: www-validator Community <www-validator@w3.org>

olivier Thereaux wrote:

> * HTTP is used to pass the resources being checked through a number of 
> online checking tools, such as the Markup Validator and CSS validator.

The others I understand, and I was being half-facetious (neglected to 
include the smiley). However I do wonder in general why HTTP access is 
not a part of the standard Perl install these days, and also why the 
validator is a remote service rather than a local part of the program. 
That seems to be both slow and insecure. I expected the validation code 
would have been part of the log validator, rather than delegated to a 
W3C service.

´╗┐Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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