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    Links a Crawler should ignore

    Hi, I have developed some code that crawls web pages looking for links. I need to filter out irrelevant links such as those that refer to css, javascript functions, favicons, this is simple enough to achieve with regex. What i need to know is what other irrelevant links am i likely to find on web pages?
    Also is there a name for links of the following form: -

    http://www. bbc.co.uk/go/homepage/www/lht/h2/t/-/http://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/index.jsp

    Cheers
    Solaar
    Last edited by Solaar; 10-06-2006 at 01:56 PM. Reason: typo

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