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Re: [xenu-usergroup] 403 error (forbidden request)

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  • Tilman Hausherr
    Wikipedia most probably doesn t want Xenu to access its URLs, that is the reason. Tilman
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 25, 2007
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      Wikipedia most probably doesn't want Xenu to access its URLs, that is
      the reason.

      Tilman

      On Wed, 25 Jul 2007 16:03:56 -0700, Preston Smith wrote:

      >My Xenu broken-link report has two 403 errors. Here is one:
      >http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extreme_programming
      >error code: 403 (forbidden request), linked from page(s):
      > http://flexibledevelopment.com/flexibility.htm
      >Both broken links are to Wikipedia, but Wikipedia tells me that there
      >is nothing "forbidden" about linking to it. The "broken" link works
      >perfectly when copied into my browser.
      >
      >Any solution or explanation?
    • Vince Thacker
      to happen with a lot of dynamically updated stuff, such as Google News. It s not a big problem. I just don t worry about these sites I know always produce a
      Message 2 of 4 , Jul 26, 2007
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        to happen with a lot of dynamically updated stuff, such as Google News.
        It's not a big problem. I just don't worry about these sites I know always
        produce a 403.

        Vince.
        seeSm
        ----- Original Message -----
        From: "Tilman Hausherr" <tilman@...>
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        Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2007 5:15 AM
        Subject: Re: [xenu-usergroup] 403 error (forbidden request)


        > Wikipedia most probably doesn't want Xenu to access its URLs, that is
        > the reason.
        >
        > Tilman
        >
        > On Wed, 25 Jul 2007 16:03:56 -0700, Preston Smith wrote:
        >
        >>My Xenu broken-link report has two 403 errors. Here is one:
        >>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extreme_programming
        >>error code: 403 (forbidden request), linked from page(s):
        >> http://flexibledevelopment.com/flexibility.htm
        >>Both broken links are to Wikipedia, but Wikipedia tells me that there
        >>is nothing "forbidden" about linking to it. The "broken" link works
        >>perfectly when copied into my browser.
        >>
        >>Any solution or explanation?
        >
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