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Re: checklink: Ignore ICQ.com -links?

From: Ville Saalo <villes@mbnet.fi>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 17:34:52 +0300
Message-ID: <003401c158ab$383da320$10a364c2@default>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
>[Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:]
>I don't know why anyone links to unavailable resources, but could you
>please give us some example URI that exhibits this problem? Maybe it's
>not checklink that causes problems here.

It is available, but not for the validator... I mean the pages with ICQ-status-indicator, like my own homepage, http://koti.mbnet.fi/~villes/me.html , or at least http://koti.mbnet.fi/~villes/icq.html . 
Also the discussion forums of http://www.AntiOnline.com/ use the ICQ "Add me!" -buttons in the messages of users who has got an ICQ-account.

>Anyway, I'd prefer a more general approach, e.g. some form control where
>you may specifiy domains checklink should not check links to, maybe some
>people link http://www.icq.com and want it checked...

Yeah, that would be excellent.

Received on Friday, 19 October 2001 10:34:49 UTC

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