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Re: Preparing to release link checker 4.6

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Sat, 1 May 2010 20:43:36 +0300
To: public-qa-dev@w3.org
Message-Id: <201005012043.36686.ville.skytta@iki.fi>
On Monday 26 April 2010, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I think it's about time for a new link checker release, 4.6, basically
> including what's currently in CVS.  From the NEWS file:
> 
> Version 4.6
> - Support for checking links in CSS.
> - Results UI improvements, added "progress bar".
> - Support for larger variety of character and content encodings.
> - Support for HTTP responses with > 4kB header lines.
> - Additional output suppress options in command line mode.
> - Improved heuristics when passed non-absolute URLs.
> - Support for cookies (command line only for now).
> - More "false positive" failure avoidance efforts for "make test".
> - The set of forbidden protocols is now configurable.
> - New dependencies: CSS-DOM >= 0.09.
> - Updated dependencies: Perl >= 5.8.
> 
> This code is running at http://qa-dev.w3.org/wlc/checklink , testing
> welcome. I plan to tag CVS, roll the tarball, and upload to CPAN later
> this week unless something critical is found.

Done.


> Regarding deployment, there's a new dependency on CSS-DOM CPAN distribution
> (plus its dependencies, at least constant-lexical, Tie-Util, and
> Sub-Delete). Also, I'm not sure how the W3C branding issue (similar to the
> validator's) is currently handled in the instances running on the
> validator.w3.org servers, but there are references to no_w3c.png in
> bin/checklink and
> docs/checklink.html which should probably be replaced with w3c.png.
Received on Saturday, 1 May 2010 17:44:09 GMT

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