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Re: Validator Idea

From: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2001 04:04:23 +0200
To: "Luft, David S" <David.Luft@PSS.Boeing.com>
cc: "'www-validator@w3.org'" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20010715055003-r01010700-a0e2d85a-0910-010c@>
On 13.07.01 at 11:20, Luft, David S <David.Luft@PSS.Boeing.com> wrote:

>When links break, the specific page is not always known (you should have
>experienced this). Also, some web sites are very large (over 100 pages),
>and it would be very tedious to enter every URL. Could you modify
>validator so it could check entire web sites?  Entering a list would be
>OK, restricting it to a specific prefix for a URL would be awsome!)

I'm not sure I understand what you are refering to here. The W3C Link
Checker[0] has an option for recursively checking an entire site. The W3C
HTML Validator[1] doesn't have this option, but it's on the TODO list and
will be added at some point in the future. Does that answer your question?

[0] - <URL:http://validator.w3.org/checklink>.
[1] - <URL:http://validator.w3.org/>.
Received on Saturday, 14 July 2001 23:49:59 UTC

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