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Re: link test suite

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2008 11:57:22 +0900
Cc: public-qa-dev@w3.org
Message-Id: <1258B529-E3F6-4A30-BCCB-0292FD87223A@w3.org>
To: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>


On Feb 1, 2008, at 08:51 , Ville Skyttä wrote:
> In principle, I'm inclined to disagree that 404 would be the  
> expected status
> code for DNS failures.  If a host cannot be resolved, no HTTP  
> transaction can
> actually occur, so there actually can't be any real response code  
> either,
> right?  I'm not sure what that'd mean from the test suite POV yet nor
> whether -2 makes any sense at all, but I thought I'd mention it.

You're absolutely right. I'll be using the specific statuses for DNS  
errors, timeout and robot exclusion which checklink is using. Any  
other non-HTTP code you recall we're using?

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