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Re: checklink: ideas for next version

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2008 08:35:55 -0500
Cc: "www-validator Community" <www-validator@w3.org>, "Ville Skyttä" <ville.skytta@iki.fi>, "Michael Ernst" <mernst@alum.mit.edu>
Message-Id: <73400163-7293-4F26-ABF1-CCA0D3C6F4A8@w3.org>
To: Brett Bieber <brett.bieber@gmail.com>

Hi Brett,

On 16-Dec-08, at 12:51 PM, Brett Bieber wrote:
>> * keep most of the current checklink architecture, including the  
>> ability to use as standalone, commandline tool
>> * during link checking process, use DOM scripting to populate a  
>> table listing the links that are being checked, and the results, in  
>> real time.
>> * keep the summary output in "plain" HTML, accessible and all.
>> * the real time display of links being checked should help fight  
>> the perceived slowness (stuff happens on the page)
>> [...]
>> Sounds easy enough. Worth a try? Anyone interested in working on  
>> this with me?
> Excellent. Yes... I'd be willing to help on this.

Wonderful! I recall you still have CVS access to the code repository,  

The code already embeds some javascript – an experiment I did a while  
ago – but we could certainly get it out to its own file if it gets too  

Would you be more interested in looking first into the perl side, or  
the js side?

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