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Re: checklink: newsgroup links

From: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 07:32:09 -0400
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010725073209.B30722@tux.w3.org>
* Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> [2001-07-25 01:55+0200]
> Hi,
> 
>    a link like news:comp.infosystems.www.authoring.stylesheets is
> incorrectly reported as broken. I suggest to either
> 
>   * check only http(s) links
>   * get a better newsserver
>   * map the news scheme to some current checkgroups database

This is true that the news: URLs are probably incorrectly tested. I
will look into pointing the linkchecker to an appropriate news server,
or to change the error message reported.

Thanks.

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