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Re: checklink

From: Tomi Häsä <tomi.hasa@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 22:36:23 +0300
Message-ID: <297507af0604251236wcadf9c9i7d43b69a8cd7c021@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>

On 4/25/06, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:
> * Tomi Häsä wrote:
> >URL: https://www.google.com/accounts/
> >W3CLC: "Response status code: 404" (incorrect?)
> 404 for a HEAD request.
> [...]
> If GET returns something else, the servers are broken.

Thanks. I found the same info from RFC 2616 now that you mentioned it:

"The metainformation contained in the HTTP headers in response to a
HEAD request SHOULD be identical to the information sent in response
to a GET request."

Is there a FAQ about Link Checker? I only found the "Archive approval
system FAQ":


Tomi Häsä
Received on Tuesday, 25 April 2006 19:36:56 UTC

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