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From Dave Brondsema <>
Subject Re: [IDEA] failonerror=false for forrestbot2
Date Wed, 08 Oct 2003 12:11:14 GMT
Quoting Jeff Turner <>:

> On Tue, Oct 07, 2003 at 04:41:04PM -0400, Dave Brondsema wrote:
> > 
> > While it may have limited use in production, for development I think it
> > would be nice to be able to configure forrestbot to continue even if
> > there are broken links on the website.
> If you like.  We could do that with an <if> test around the <throw>.  But
> all that would achieve is that the 'deploy' step would run, and if
> there's a broken page, generally you wouldn't want it deployed.  I
> envisaged the Forrestbot being used for stable sites where errors
> shouldn't occur.  Why use it during development?

Right now, I'm working on getting forrestbot set up for a project that
consistently breaks.  It's going to be a while before I (or someone else) will
be able to decide how best to fix it.  In the mean time, I'd like it to continue
with the deploy and notify.

Dave Brondsema - personal - programming - student org 

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