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Re^2: web page update notifier

by Juerd (Abbot)
on Jul 12, 2004 at 10:54 UTC ( #373572=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: web page update notifier
in thread web page update notifier

It is much more accurate and safe than only using a diff.

Accuracy is irrelevant for text documents. Either a line is the same, or it is not. Besides that, I'm especially interested in *which* lines are different, and how they changed. diff tells me exactly that.

the last modified date. This value is not safe/trustworthy.

It has proven to be worthy of my trust.

Juerd # { site => 'juerd.nl', plp_site => 'plp.juerd.nl', do_not_use => 'spamtrap' }

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