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Re: [EXT] bug repport about tilde removal in referer

From: Philip Taylor (Hellenic Institute) <P.Taylor@Hellenic-Institute.Uk>
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2022 21:49:28 +0100
To: Saašha Metsärantala <saasha@acc.umu.se>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <2943574e-0c7a-9e0b-3f06-55273f1bec56@Hellenic-Institute.Uk>
On 17/04/2022 21:00, Saašha Metsärantala wrote:
> It seems that an issue has appeared with the validators. As you 
> probably know, a tilde is commonly used as a prefix for user names. At 
> the bottom of
> https://www.acc.umu.se/~saasha/jats2dbk/ I have a link to
> https://validator.w3.org/check?uri=referer but it seems that any 
> character in the referer is removed after the slash immediately 
> following the domain name. Thus, I get a repport about the validity of
> https://www.acc.umu.se/ instead of
> https://www.acc.umu.se/~saasha/jats2dbk/

 From my browser (Seamonkey, Win-64), the link successfully 
validates https://www.acc.umu.se/~saasha/jats2dbk/ (or at least claims to).

/Philip Taylor/
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