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Re: Checking for an existing URL
in thread Checking for an existing URL
It is very rare, but merlyn speaks the truth, some webserver's are broken.
There is still no reason to download the whole document.
Enjoy the fruits of those who RTFM :) LWP head replacement
I don't mean it's rare that merlyn speaks the truth, I mean it is rare that a webserver is broken in such a manner, where a HEAD request would fail like so ;)
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