Frequently Asked Questions
1.I've set up Sslurp! to only follow "downward" links. But when I start with a URL like
No. Sslurp can't know that
2.A Java applet that I've downloaded with Sslurp! requires another applet to run, but Sslurp doesn't download that. Why?
Sslurp is not a Java interpreter, so unless the second applet is also referenced in the HTML page, Sslurp doesn't know of it.
3.I've instructed Sslurp! to download modified items only. But Sslurp! still requests all items (but doesn't download them), slowing down the whole procedure.
Sslurp! doesn't know whether an item is modified or not unless it queries the server. So communication with the server is required either way!
4.I've instructed Sslurp! to download modified items only. But some items are always downloaded, even when their contents haven't changed.
Not Sslurp! but the server decides if an item is modified or not. When queried, it replies with either "item has not changed, use your local copy" or "item has changed, here it is". When a server sends the item even when the contents hasn't changed, some of the following reasons may apply: