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Re: checklink:

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 11:52:51 +0900
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <0661924F-F062-497B-BF2F-2C18B3F1C92C@w3.org>
To: Vicki Pearson <vicki.pearson@allstaff.net.au>

Dear Vicki

On 28 nov. 07, at 10:37, Vicki Pearson wrote:

> Hi
> I have been soing some routine checking of my pages and keep getting  
> a broken link on this link
> http://www.nationwidesuper.com.au/
> but when I click on it - the link works?

It looks like that server is misconfigured and returns a 404 not found  
when retrieved with HTTP HEAD (HEAD is a method that retrieves only  
the meta-information but not the whole page) by the link checker.

I can reproduce it:

% lwp-request -mHEAD http://www.nationwidesuper.com.au/
404 Not Found
Cache-Control: no-store, no-cache, must-revalidate, post-check=0, pre- 
check=0
Connection: close
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 02:50:19 GMT
Pragma: no-cache
Server: Apache
Content-Type: text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1
Expires: Thu, 19 Nov 1981 08:52:00 GMT
Client-Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 02:51:03 GMT
Client-Peer: 210.23.151.220:80
Client-Response-Num: 1
P3P: CP="NOI NID ADMa OUR IND UNI COM NAV"
Set-Cookie: PHPSESSID=52940e6eaabf6ec8d7b49220a0fb0e1b; path=/
Set-Cookie: etomiteLoggingCookie=988302776; expires=Thu, 27-Nov-2008  
02:50:19 GMT
X-Powered-By: PHP/4.3.10


Nothing you can do about it, I'm afraid, unless you can contact the  
owners of that site and mention it to them.

-- 
olivier
Received on Wednesday, 28 November 2007 02:52:58 GMT

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