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RE: Link Checker

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2004 11:59:41 -0000
To: "'Mark Davis'" <mark.davis@jtcsv.com>, <www-validator@w3.org>
Cc: "'Rick McGowan'" <rick@unicode.org>, <duerst@w3c.org>, "'Martin Duerst'" <duerst@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001c3d903$90b95460$0f02000a@w3cishida>

It may be better if the validator at least recognised that this was a pdf file with links and, if unable to parse the file or retrieve something, indicated that the user should check it out manually?

Btw, I assume, Mark, that you only meant to include http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode4.0.0/ch03.pdf#G33992 once in the previous message.

RI

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Davis [mailto:mark.davis@jtcsv.com] 
> Sent: 10 January 2004 18:33
> To: www-validator@w3.org
> Cc: Rick McGowan; duerst@w3c.org; ishida@w3.org; Martin Duerst
> Subject: Re: Link Checker
> 
> 
> I didn't assume it would try to parse pdf. What it is 
> complaining about is the
> existence in an HTML document of a link to
> http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode4.0.0/ch03.pdf#G33992>h
ttp://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode4.0.0/ch03> .pdf#G33992,
> which is legal (or at least Adobe thinks so, since they 
> implement it!).
> 
> Mark
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> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Martin Duerst" <duerst@w3.org>
> To: "Mark Davis" <mark.davis@jtcsv.com>; <duerst@w3c.org>; 
> <ishida@w3.org>
> Cc: "Rick McGowan" <rick@unicode.org>
> Sent: Fri, 2004 Jan 09 14:13
> Subject: Re: Link Checker
> 
> 
> > Hello Mark,
> >
> > For questions/suggestions/bug reports,... regarding the link
> > checker, please send them directly to
> > As for .pdf, I didn't assume that the link checker would
> > even try to parse and check it.
> >
> > Regards,    Martin.
> >
> > At 11:18 04/01/09 -0800, Mark Davis wrote:
> > >I tried out the Link Checker on the W3C site. It reported 
> the following,
> > >which at first I didn't really understand. As it turned 
> out, the first few
> > >bugs were from having ## in the file, so the error message 
> was just hard
> > >to understand.
> > >
> > >The second group does seem to be a problem in the link 
> checker , since pdf
> > >does have internal links, and
> > 
> ><http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode4.0.0/ch03.pdf#G33992
> >http://www.un
> > >icode.org/versions/Unicode4.0.0/ch03.pdf#G33992 does work.
> > >
> > >Mark
> > >
> > >=========
> > >
> > >
> > >Fragments listed are broken. See the table below to know 
> what action to take.
> > >Code Occurrences What to do
> > 
> ><http://validator.w3.org/checklink?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.unico
de.org%2Frepor
> >ts%2Ftr18%2Ftr18-9.html&hide_type=all&depth=&check=Check#d1code_200>200 2
> >There are broken fragments which must be
> >fixed.<http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/UCD.html>http://www.unicode.or
> >g/Public/UNIDATA/UCD.html
> >What to do: There are broken fragments which must be fixed.
> >HTTP Code returned: 200
> >HTTP Message: OK
> >Lines: 383, 449, 451, 453, 455, 457, 459, 461, 463, 483, 757
> >Broken fragments and their line numbers: They need to be fixed!
> ><http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/UCD.html##Script>#Script: 451
> ><http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/UCD.html##Uppercase>#Uppercase: 455
> ><http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/UCD.html##Lowercase>#Lowercase: 457
> ><http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/UCD.html##Alphabetic>#Alphabetic: 453
> ><http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/UCD.html##General_Category>#General_
> >Category: 449
> ><http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/UCD.html##White_Space>#White_Space:
> >459
> ><http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/UCD.html##Noncharacter_Code_Point>#N
> >oncharacter_Code_Point: 461
> ><http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/UCD.html##Default_Ignorable_Code_Poi
> >nt>#Default_Ignorable_Code_Point: 463
> >
> ><http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode4.0.0/ch03.pdf>http://www.unicode.o
> >rg/versions/Unicode4.0.0/ch03.pdf
> >What to do: There are broken fragments which must be fixed.
> >HTTP Code returned: 200
> >HTTP Message: OK
> >Line: 2129
> >Broken fragments and their line numbers: They need to be fixed!
> ><http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode4.0.0/ch03.pdf#G33992>G33992: 2129
> >
> >
> >Checked 1 document in 18.9 seconds.
> >
> >
> >
>
>
Received on Monday, 12 January 2004 06:59:45 GMT

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