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Re: [checklink] Preparing for 3.9.3

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 07:06:20 +0900
Message-Id: <C9D596C6-924D-11D8-BBBD-000393A63FC8@w3.org>
To: QA Dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
Hi Ville, All,

On Apr 20, 2004, at 05:17, Ville Skyttä wrote:
>> I'll try to get the robots-text-is-screaming-red-403 issue fixed in 
>> the
>> weekend, after that we could do a quick beta test.
> Ok, this is now done (although the implementation is somewhat ugly), 
> and http://qa-dev.w3.org/wlc/checklink is up to date.
> I think 3.9.3 is now ready for a beta test now.

I have just installed LWP 5.79 on qa-dev. Maybe we can check for a day 
or two whether that causes no problem with either the validator or 
checklink, and proceed with a beta (with 5.79 installed on w.v.o) 
within a couple days?

I just tested the new feature (and style for the robots exclusion) and 
it seems to work fine, great job.

I still find it frustrating that the link checker HAS to follow 
robots.txt and telling users to check links manually, even in non 
recursive mode, but I reckon I am against the majority here, and I 
should probably just accept I am wrong and shut up ;)


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