Re: Backslashes in URLs not detected in Xenu
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>Don't know; Tilman needs to answer that one
> is there someway for Xenu to detect a backslash in a URL
> and mark it as a (possible) broken link ?
>yep. Those are wrongly formed
> we discovered on our site a number of links that
> had backslashes in them http://example.com\xyz\pdq.etc
> these links work fine in IE, but do not work in other browsersI believe Xenu uses IE's rendering agent, since it can be reliably
> Xenu passes over them and is happy.
found on a windows installation. This means that Xenu will function
like IE will. If Tilman could add the option to use the Gecko
(Firefox, Netscape, etc.) agent, then we'd have better support for
standards. If he could *embed* it, it would be even better, but I'm
betting that's a much harder prospect than simply changing a few lines