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Re: checklink: possible bug

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: 21 Feb 2003 17:13:43 +0200
To: Joel Schroeder <jschroeder@freehandsystems.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1045840423.1285.261.camel@bobcat.ods.org>

On Thu, 2003-02-20 at 23:13, Joel Schroeder wrote:

> I am using checklink.pl from the command line and I've found that 
> whether it finds bad links can depend on the order the HTML files are 
> listed as arguments.  (It may be indicative of a more significant 
> shortcoming.)  Although I haven't looked at the code, I'm guessing the 
> behavior has to do with the way checklink seems to avoid re-parsing 
> files unnecessarily.

Thanks for a very good bug report, Joel!  I'll look into it.  In the
meantime, could you file the bug at <http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>?

\/ille Skyttä
ville.skytta at iki.fi
Received on Friday, 21 February 2003 10:13:27 UTC

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