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Re: checklink flags a good site link with 404 repeatedly

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 13:56:48 +0000
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <BBE5ADE5-4E2D-4C63-885C-95A4818F8B7A@dorward.me.uk>
To: Richard Crane <richard.crane@haskins.yale.edu>
On 3 Mar 2011, at 15:53, Richard Crane wrote:
> 
> http://www.kennedykrieger.org/ ( copied from the results page)
> 
> Check run half dozen times over the last 24 hours.

This is not a fault with checklink. Unless you visit the site with a popular browser, the server claims that there is no page there. 

laptop:~ david$ curl -A "MSIE" -I http://www.kennedykrieger.org/ 2>/dev/null | grep HTTP
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
laptop:~ david$ curl -A "LWP" -I http://www.kennedykrieger.org/ 2>/dev/null | grep HTTP
HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found
laptop:~ david$ curl -A "Lynx" -I http://www.kennedykrieger.org/ 2>/dev/null | grep HTTP
HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found
cyberman:~ david$ 

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David Dorward
http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Friday, 4 March 2011 13:57:25 GMT

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