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Re: [meeting] extra Action Item - 2004-04-20

From: Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 09:50:05 +0200
To: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Cc: QA Dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1082533804.9760.158.camel@stratustier>
Hi Olivier,

Le mer 21/04/2004 ŗ 04:01, olivier Thereaux a ťcrit :
> On Apr 21, 2004, at 10:55, olivier Thereaux wrote:
> > * 1 - checklink *
> > There is, however, dissent on whether/when the link checker is 
> > actually a robot, and a feeling (for some of us) that following 
> > robots.txt makes it less useful. A first workaround (implemented 
> > during the meeting!) is to add a note explaining how to modify one's 
> > robots.txt to allow the link checker to do more than other agents.
> 
> The note is at:
> http://qa-dev.w3.org/wlc/#bot
> 
> Could I assign you the (extra) action item of taking care of this for 
> the robots.txt at www.w3.org? This would be setting a good example.

Sure, done. FWIW, I couldn't test it as well as I wanted, because my
auth credentials are rejected when trying to checklink e.g. /Projects
(Team-only) ; I'm not sure why they were, nor if that's a known problem
in this instance of the linkchecker (I tried several other password
protected areas without luck).

Dom
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