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Always use GET, not HEAD, for external links #1179

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commented May 15, 2017

Fixes #1178.

This makes the external links checker always use GET rather than HEAD (and falling back to GET only on 405 Method Not Allowed), because using HEAD is not always reliable, sadly.

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❤️ thank you!

@ddfreyne ddfreyne merged commit b5642d9 into master May 15, 2017

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@ddfreyne ddfreyne deleted the get-no-head branch May 15, 2017

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