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Re: link check

From: hunter <hunter@userfriendly.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 21:26:14 -0400
Message-ID: <3B37E4B6.B83A746B@userfriendly.net>
To: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
CC: www-validator@w3.org
I thought that was the way to do it, but yes, it wasnt in the httpd.conf
file in CVS

Thanks
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Hugo Haas wrote:
> 
> * hunter <hunter@userfriendly.net> [2001-06-25 19:05-0400]
> > I too am trying to get the linkchecker to work, and i noticed your URL
> > is http://validator.w3c.org/checklink which makes a call to the perl
> > script. I am wondering, stupid as it is, how you call this without an
> > extension, meaning if i copied your form, and placed it on my site, i
> > wondered how to call it without the .html extension.
> 
> The link checker is a CGI script. validator.w3.org runs Apache, and
> the configuration file says, among other things:
> 
>   ServerName validator.w3.org
>   [..]
>   ScriptAlias /checklink /usr/local/validator/httpd/cgi-bin/checklink.pl
> 
> Gerald, I just noticed that the httpd.conf in CVS[1] is 2 years old.
> Where is the current version? I lost track during the multiple moves
> of the service.
> 
> As a side note somewhat off-topic for www-validator but short enough
> to be mentioned, "not mentioning the extension" (.html, .jpg) is due
> to content negotiation, which allows you to propose multiple formats
> for the same resource (SVG, JPG, PNG, etc) so that the client gets the
> best format for its capabilities. You can get that:
> - by enabling negotiation on a DirectoryResource[2] in Jigsaw.
> - by using mod_negotiation[3] in Apache (see the content negotiation
>   documentation[4]).
> 
> Hope this helps.
> 
>   1. http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/validator/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
>   2. http://www.w3.org/Jigsaw/User/api/w3c.jigsaw.resources.DirectoryResource.html
>   3. http://httpd.apache.org/docs/mod/mod_negotiation.html
>   4. http://httpd.apache.org/docs/content-negotiation.html
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> Hugo Haas - W3C
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