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Re: new link checker release?

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2007 12:09:07 +0300
To: "QA-dev" <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
Message-Id: <200704031209.07428.ville.skytta@iki.fi>

On Tuesday 03 April 2007, you wrote:

> I saw a number of commits for the link checker recently, that's
> really great. Do you think we should plan for a new release (perhaps
> something like a 4.3.1) any time soon? If we do, I may jump in to
> dust off the CSS a bit, sync it with other tools, perhaps work on a
> nicer results stylesheet, but nothing drastic.

Heh, you read my mind.  Whenever you find the time, go ahead with the UI 
improvements, much appreciated.

I have a local half baked implementation of a command line option which can be 
used to exclude links that match a given regexp from being checked; I'm going 
to finish that and after it (and the UI changes above) I think it's 4.4 time.

> There's also the fact that the CPAN shell doesn't know about
> linkchecker, I have been rather puzzled by it. Maybe something we
> could have a look at too?

Yeah, beats me too.  When I initially uploaded it to CPAN, it did grok it 
and "install W3C-LinkChecker" (or at least something like that) worked.  
Something must have changed so it no longer works.  I can have a look, but 
it's somewhat hard to test...
Received on Tuesday, 3 April 2007 09:09:09 UTC

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