Subject: Re: [NYCGA Internet] Scan new site for broken links?
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 18:53:22 -0400

Tom and Martin -

best automated link check app is:
by some german pirate party member who hates scientology - hence the name

we run it on osx using winebottler by kronenberg or wineskin  or

on Friday we tried to a test run this on, but it jammed up (be sure to NOT check external links). however we did see there were a number of broken links to

hope this helps
- Sam

Quoting Tom Gillis <>:

Martin -
The team on the ground is a little overwhelmed right now but if you'd
like to find a solution, or a person who could provide a solution for
automated link checking on the site, we'd gladly implement it.

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 3:40 PM, Evan Wagner <> wrote:
I think we want to be careful not to have too much overlap with offers/wants
functionality between nycga and Permabank- once it's up, we should probably
transfer what's on nycga at this point over to Permabank.

On Oct 21, 2011, at 2:31 PM, Martin Kaminer <>

The link I was thinking of is on the "how to help" tab:
Donate Laundry and Shower

Comfort has created a form where you can sign up to host laundry and showers
for the brave people holding the Plaza each night. Laundry and Shower Sign
Up Form

I'd be happy to help if I could but unf. know zero about any of this.  I do
know there are linkscanning products and services, some of which are free,
that could do this automatically.  Esp as the site grows
(hopefully exponentially) and people post links to resources it might be of
great value.

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 2:24 PM, Chaz Cheadle <> wrote:

We don't have a system in place for checking, but if you mail this list
the specific links you find, we can get those added to the queue.

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 2:21 PM, Martin Kaminer <>

I'm writing with some trepidation as I haven't pored over all the many
messages about how to post to this group but wondering if it makes sense to
do some basic link checking on the new site, which by the way is amazing.
My random clicking around revealed some critical broken links (such as
the laundry and shower signup) whose correction should certainly be
Realize you have a zillion things to do, just thought this one was easy
to automate and had high ROI.