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dead.licious is a tool for verifying that all of your bookmarks in your del.icio.us accounts are still valid and gives you the option of removing or fixing those dead links.

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Version 1.42: Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

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Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later

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bebdabhrhbrWEFg 3R§5Y5H4WTEDSFB Member IconReview+24
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this app is useful up to a point, but you should be wary when using it:

it flagged up 22 dead links after scanning my del.icio.us bookmarks. looking through the list, i noticed a few sites that i knew for a fact were not dead links. so i tested each link on the list and found that out of the 22 only 7 were actually dead. the rest either loaded perfectly in my browser, or were pages which required a login [which seems to cause dead.licious to flag them as unreachable].

so, yeah. it narrowed my search for dead 'uns down from a couple of hundred to 22, but i still had to manually check each one to remove the live ones from the list before telling dead.licious to delete the remainder from my del.icio.us account.

and i can't help wondering; if it mistakenly added live links to the list of dead link, did it also err the other way and fail to add some that were actually dead?

so, all in all a fairly useful app - but i'd advise you to doublecheck its results before asking it to delete stuff from your del.icio.us account

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Version 1.41
sfwalter Member IconComment+0
sfwalter
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Nice little app, its been needed for a long time. Its not perfect yet (but very usable), but the developer just started sharing it with the world.

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Version 1.0.1
Gaoshan Member IconComment+79
Gaoshan
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Little Snitch says that dead.licious wants to connect to: s47.del.re4.yahoo.net

Why?

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Version 1.0
Malarkey Software (Developer)
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Uh, because it's a tool that downloads data from your del.icio.us account which was bought by Yahoo! some time ago. If you don't have an account, you can get one by going to ; otherwise, dead.licious won't be of that much use to you.

Malarkey Software (Developer)
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Whoops. The link got left out in my last post. Anyway, you can get an account at http://del.icio.us

Gaoshan
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Well, unless you knew that Yahoo owns del.icio.us (which I now do) wouldn't you wonder? Without knowing this, it didn't make sense that you would access yahoo rather than del.icio.us.
Uhm, thank you for clearing it up.

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Downloads 4,925
Version Downloads 109
License Free
Date 28 Nov 2009
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free
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