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RE: Link Checker Bug???

From: <Naoyuki.Kobayashi@shinsei-it.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 18:12:26 +0900
Message-ID: <F29F24EA3334F24FB1DA03E8EFF1D8B3E9E91C@SSMGN643.ad.shinseibank.co.jp>
To: <david@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>


Thank you for your prompt response!
Now I understand.


-----Original Message-----
From: David Dorward [mailto:david@dorward.me.uk] 
Sent: Friday, March 19, 2004 6:07 PM
To: Kobayashi Naoyuki
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Subject: Re: Link Checker Bug???

On 19 Mar 2004, at 08:51, <Naoyuki.Kobayashi@shinsei-it.com> wrote:
> This is SHINSEI BANK, LIMITED in Japan.
> I checked the top page of our site "http://www.shinseibank.com/" by
> W3C Link Checker, but at least 1 link was not detected.
> It is http://www.shinseibank.com/sitemap.html .

As far as I can tell, in that (invalid[1]!) document, there is no link 
to sitemap.html - there are a couple of references to it within 
JavaScript, but not in the HTML.

The link checker doesn't find the link because it does not exist.

[1] Never blame a tool for making a mistake with an HTML document if 
the document does not conform to the HTML specification.

David Dorward
Received on Friday, 19 March 2004 04:12:36 UTC

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