[sword-devel] Monitoring the sources for our modules?
d.haslam at ukonline.co.uk
Sun Sep 6 08:41:45 MST 2009
Has anyone given any thought to the ongoing monitoring of where we get the
text (& graphics) for our modules from?
(a) conf files often contain a URL, but some of these are now broken links
(b) "suppliers" may issue revisions or updates, but we have no means of
knowing or being alerted
As a result, our repos can become easily outdated, even though they were
true and accurate at the time of module creation.
For general web-page monitoring, there are or were excellent services such
as http://www.changedetection.com/ http://www.changedetection.com/ . Is
this still live?
For finding broken links, we could use
http://home.snafu.de/tilman/xenulink.html Xenu's Linksleuth , but first
someone would have to generate a single page containing a table listing
every module in one column, and the "supplier" URL (from the conf files) in
another. Making one would be a simple task for a scripting techie.
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