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Re: checklink: Can you call this webservice programmatically, rather than interactively?

From: Nicholas Bamber <nicholas@periapt.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 22:00:42 +0000
Message-ID: <4ECACA0A.1090405@periapt.co.uk>
To: Keith.Howard@BayonetVentures.Com
CC: www-validator@w3.org
	Well first of all w3c-linkchecker is overkill for that purpose. Just
using LWP:UserAgent would do fine.

	However that said you could put the links you want to check in a file
and check the file. To do the checking you could use the checklink
script as a command line tool or use again sue LWP::UserAgent to contact
the page.

On 19/11/11 18:06, Howard, Keith, R wrote:
> Hello,
> Periodically, I need to check a list of internet addresses to see if
> each is valid.
> http://validator.w3.org/checklink is very useful for checking one
> address at a time, but I was wondering if there is a web service (i.e.,
> yours, or perhaps someone else’s?) that I can call programmatically,
> passing in one address and receiving back “True”, if the address is
> valid, and “False”, if the address is invalid.
> Many thanks for your feedback!
> Keith Howard
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