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

From: Nicholas Bamber <nicholas@periapt.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2011 21:08:16 +0000
Message-ID: <4ECEB240.2040801@periapt.co.uk>
To: www-validator@w3.org
I don't use Dot NEt but there is bound to be an equivalent to
LWP::UserAgent.

On 24/11/11 15:56, Howard, Keith, R wrote:
> Hi Nicholas,
> 
> Thanks for the feedback.
> 
> One more question: Is it possible to call your checklink utility from a Dot Net assembly?


> 
> Many thanks.
> 
> Keith
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nicholas Bamber [mailto:nicholas@periapt.co.uk]
> Sent: 21 November 2011 22:01
> To: Howard, Keith, R
> Cc: www-validator@w3.org
> Subject: Re: checklink: Can you call this webservice programmatically, rather than interactively?
> 
> Keith,
>         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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> Bayonet Ventures LLP
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> Unit 77a
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> London SW2 1BZ
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> Bayonet Ventures LLP
> EuroLink Business Centre
> Unit 77a
> 49 Effra Road
> London SW2 1BZ
> www.bayonetventures.com
> m: 07891 456 908
> f (UK originated only): 08715 289 282
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