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Re: checklink:

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2002 20:13:44 +0100
To: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3e122397.520850333@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Terje Bless wrote:
>>Our company (http://www.27m.se) have a link to
>>http://validator.w3.org/check/referer When I use the link checker from
>>w3 it complains that this link is redirected to http://validator.w3.org/
>This is a known problem. The Link Checker does not send a Referer header so
>the Validator redirects the request to it's home page (thereby making the
>Link Checker complain about the redirect). This will be fixed eventually,
>so you do not need to change anything on your end. Just ignore that
>particular message for now.

Since the robots.txt resource says

  User-agent: *
  Disallow: /check

checklink should not even look at /check/refer.
Received on Saturday, 2 November 2002 14:13:23 UTC

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