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Nikita's link check (was: Page & validation statistics available)

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2008 09:28:00 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <ftpo4s$uik$1@ger.gmane.org>

Bojan Tesanovic wrote:
 [quoth nikita]
> There are at least 7997 more URLs to visit.

That number is for the link check (HTTP HEAD),
the validated pages (HTTP GET) are limited.

> it will kill your and my server and suck up
> the bandwith.

The default delay between HEAD or GET access
attempts is five seconds, don't panic.  On my
small site with 60 XHTML pages, overall 500
files, nikita needed about 30 minutes.

Received on Saturday, 12 April 2008 07:26:14 UTC

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