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Re: checklink:

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 20:27:57 +0300
To: Jon Ribbens <jon+www-validator@unequivocal.co.uk>
Cc: Mike Holden <mike-holden@tiscali.co.uk>, www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1148405277.2750.129.camel@localhost.localdomain>

On Tue, 2006-05-23 at 13:00 +0100, Jon Ribbens wrote:
> Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi> wrote:
> > > The problem is that the line in the code for this link is  Line 144,
> > > not 133.
> > 
> > I ran a few quick tests against some documents, and the line numbers
> > work as expected in them for me.  Without an URL to the "particular
> > webpage" you experienced the problem with, there's not much that can be
> > done to diagnose this further.
> 
> Bearing in mind that documents can and do use CR, LF, CR+LF,
> and sometimes a mixture of those options, to indicate line-endings,
> sometimes there can be no single definition of what constitutes a
> "line number".

Sure.  The next version of the link checker will outsource that problem
to the HTML::Parser perl module, which is one reason why I would have
been interested in hearing about useful use case URLs, to see how/if the
change affects things in various scenarios.
Received on Tuesday, 23 May 2006 17:28:03 GMT

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