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Re: False error report by checklink (was: checklink:)

From: Tim Bagot <tsb-w3-validator-0003@earth.li>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 09:12:18 +0000 (UTC)
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0105210858590.13905-100000@windle.hack>
At 2001-05-21T01:34-0700, Michael Bowen wrote:-

> http://physics.nist.gov/Document/sp330.pdf
>
> exists (and can be viewed if you have the Adobe Acrobat Reader
> plug-in) but is reported as a 403 error (at least on my system) by
> checklink.

The server appears to be responding differently to GET and HEAD requests,
specifically by responding to any HEAD request under /Document with ``403
"BOGUS"''. This is badly incorrect behaviour.


Tim Bagot
Received on Monday, 21 May 2001 05:12:33 GMT

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