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Test::WWW::Mechanize page_links_ok fails on wikipedia entry external linksby mandog (Curate)
|on Feb 05, 2009 at 14:01 UTC
mandog has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
I'm enjoying Test::WWW::Mechanize with one quirk: It fails links to pages on wikipedia
A link to the main wikipedia page is ok.
The link works in firefox, konqueror and wget. Per the WWW::Mechanize faq I've struggled to find the difference between the browsers and Mech
The only slight clue is that wget -vS shows that wikipedia is behind a squid caching proxy. --But this is also the case for the front page which works.
To get on w/ my life, I'm linking to gnu.org but still would appreciate any help in resolving this mystery.
Below is minimal but complete Perl / html to reproduce the problem