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Webval
Computer languages Python  +
Full description Webval is a system that will scan documentWebval is a system that will scan documents for fully-qualified HTTP URLs, keeping its database fresh with newly-seen URLs. It can then be requested to validate the URLs, whereby it will attempt to access each URL via an HTTP request and record the response code; it maintains a list of the most recent codes that have been retrieved. Response codes are classified as "good" (URL is correct and a valid page is there) and "bad" (URL is invalid or outdated). By default any code other than a 2xx code is considered bad, but this can be changed (e.g., to ignore 3xx redirection codes). Webval can then be used in report mode where it will scan documents for URLs as before, but will report invalid URLs (that is, URLs in the database which have a number of "bad" codes exceeding a certain threshhold). These are then printed to stderr in a format that shows the file and line number the URLs were seen in so that they can be corrected. Webval's reporting output is designed to be GNU make friendly; the database itself is a simple text file, containing one record per line, which can be easily grepped and manipulated manually.e easily grepped and manipulated manually.
Homepage URL http://www.alcyone.com/software/webval/  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords HTTP  + , HTML  + , database  + , reporting  + , site maintenance  + , report  + , URLs  + , url grabbing  + , validate  + , stderr  +
Last review by Kelly Hopkins +
Last review date 1 May 2009  +
License GPLv2 +
License verified by Kelly Hopkins  +
License verified date 1 May 2009  +
Name Webval  +
Real name Erik Max Francis  +
Revisionid 2,325  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 08:14:48  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Maintainer  +
Short description a URL scanner, maintainer, and validator.  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use web-authoring  +
User level intermediate  +
Version date 1 May 2009  +
Version download http://www.alcyone.com/pyos/webval/webval-latest.tar.gz  +
Version identifier 1.0.1  +
Version status stable  +
Web-authoring bookmarking  +
Has queryThis property is a special property in this wiki. Webval + , Webval + , Webval + , Webval + , Webval + , Webval + , Webval + , Webval + , Webval +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 25 November 2014 17:56:26  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Entry  +
Has subobjectThis property is a special property in this wiki. Webval + , Webval +
EmailThis property is a special property in this wiki. pyos@alcyone.com  +
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