From: Aquarion (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Sep 19 2002 - 17:03:44 BST
On Wed, Sep 18, 2002 at 11:47:51AM +0100, Stuart Langridge wrote:
> Ian Hickson spoo'd forth:
> > Could we do something along the lines of:
> > http://radio.weblogs.com/0100190/2002/09/18.html#a235
> > ...?
> > It would need to be decentralised, ideally. If the target resource is
> > pingback-enabled (using X-Pingback, for instance, as some of my documents
> > are) then we could do this using pingback.getPingbacks(), but I imagine
> > most sites are not going to get that kind of support, so in the meantime,
> > maybe we need another idea.
> I can see how pingbacks would be a neat way of solving this. In the
> absence of that, surely all you can do is follow all remote links on a
> page and draw a link graph? I'm convinced that there must be software
> out there to do this. Am I missing the point here?
There is software out there to do this, or rather perl modules that do
this that we can interface to... Hmm...
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