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27 Jul 2021 00:50:56 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Github repository with useful macros  
From: Tor Olav Kristensen
Date: 17 May 2021 18:40:00
Message: <web.60a2efab985098ff8e52cc8789db30a9@news.povray.org>
"Bald Eagle" <cre### [at] netscapenet> wrote:
> "Tor Olav Kristensen" <tor### [at] TOBEREMOVEDgmailcom> wrote:
> > I also think that we should add a date for when the link was last verified, so
> > that the link collection is easier to maintain.
> I know that there used to be a trivial way to have the webpage automatically
> check all the links and grey-out any dead/invalid links.
> I can't recall the exact format that I used to use, but I believe that it has
> evolved into xml.
> But yes, dates are nice, but I vote for the greying-out mechanism as well, if at
> all possible.

An automatic check feature that can flag problematic links sounds good.

But I guess that it will not be able to detect all place-holding and parasitic
web pages that any new domain owners have placed there instead of old pages. So
manual checks will probably also be needed.

> (And if we're playing with hyperlink color schemes, I'd like a bit more
> differentiation between the unvisited links and visited links, because they
> appear far too similar in the message digest lists)

Yes, I agree.

Tor Olav

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