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Re: ,checklink results

From: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2005 15:56:54 +0900
To: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050407065654.GC26596@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

Hi Susan,
[forgot to copy w-v, resending]

On Wed, Apr 06, 2005, Susan Lesch wrote:
> The last two times I ran ,checklink on the home page, the results
> looked
> incomplete. Would you possibly have time to check to see if a timeout
> is
> causing the linkchecker to stop part way through?

The link checker doesn't stop halfway, but a cascade of events causes
your browser to time out:
- there seems to be an issue with http://www.w3c.org.ma/
- the link checker has a (relatively long) timeout limit while trying to
  connect to server
- the link checker does not output anything while trying to connect
- ... and the browser gives up

As a heavy user, I would suggest that you could use the commandline
version of the tool, more appropriate than the cgi for your needs...

Received on Thursday, 7 April 2005 06:56:58 UTC

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