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Re: checklink: Is it Possible to Enable mailto link validation?

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 23:45:09 +0300
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <200906232345.09842.ville.skytta@iki.fi>
> Ville Skyttä a écrit :
> > Sending mail and watching
> > for bounces or something like that is not something a tool like the link
> > checker should be doing.
>
> Of course not. However this is not required in order to check for an
> email adress. The following SMTP transaction tests two gmail addresses
> (mine and a bogus one) without sending any mail :

Yeah, I was vaguely aware of that, but for some reason in addition to the 
unreliability you mentioned it doesn't strike me as an appropriate thing to do 
either.
Received on Tuesday, 23 June 2009 20:46:02 GMT

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