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Re: URIs parsing in checklink

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2008 10:29:38 +0200
To: public-qa-dev@w3.org
Message-Id: <200803081029.38956.ville.skytta@iki.fi>

Hi,

I think Olivier's answers already covered most of the questions, here's just 
one addition:

On Friday 07 March 2008, olivier Thereaux wrote:
> On Mar 7, 2008, at 09:16 , Dominique Hazael-Massieux wrote:

> > * the suggestion is: maybe the link checker should warn its users
> > about
> > links that don't match what's the RFC requires?
>
> Have you got some test cases for that? I'd like to add them to the
> link checker's test suite - and have a better idea of how it handles
> them.

I think this would be a valuable addition.  The Perl URI modules don't seem to 
have any validity checking methods though.  One pretty common example that I 
think would deserve warnings would be missing escaping in query string 
components, like

http://foo.com/?q=http://bar.com/foo?bar=quux&foo=baz
Received on Saturday, 8 March 2008 08:29:53 GMT

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