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Re: Problem with link checker when CSS validator is down

From: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 06:09:04 -0400
To: Michael Bowen <fizzbowen@mindspring.com>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20010730060904.E4154@jibboom.w3.org>
* Michael Bowen <fizzbowen@mindspring.com> [2001-07-30 02:48-0700]
> For the last 8 hours or so, if not longer, it seems that the CSS validator 
> at http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator has not been working.

I think that this was due to a power outage.

> As it so happens, I have placed links to the CSS validator in my
> W3C-compliant XHTML 1.0 documents. Unfortunately, when the CSS
> validator is not functioning, the link checker at
> http://validator.w3.org/checklink chokes when it gets to this link;
> that is, the link validation output page stops in mid-load. I am
> using the default options on the entry page (nothing is checked).
> 
> The last four lines of output are:
> 
> Checking link
> http://www.oxnard.cc.ca.us/~bowen/img/valid-xhtml10.gif HEAD
> http://www.oxnard.cc.ca.us/~bowen/img/valid-xhtml10.gif fetched in
> 0.2s Checking link http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/ HEAD
> http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/
> 
> The URI I am checking is
> <http://www.oxnard.cc.ca.us/~bowen/physics/default.htm>.

This is a known problem (which hasn't been fixed yet...). Please see
the following thread:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-validator/2001AprJun/thread.html#218

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