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redbot by mnot

RED checks HTTP resources to see how they use HTTP, makes suggestions, and finds common protocol mistakes.


A public instance of RED is available at

Alternatively, you can download RED to run locally in either zip or tar formats.

You can also clone the project with Git by running:

$ git clone git://


The redbot-users mailing list is the place for questions, suggestions and problems to be aired.

RED's blog carries all of the latest news and information.

See also the issues list.


You can browse the source, comment upon it (with an account) and raise issues on GitHub. Commit messages and other technical things can be followed in RED's tweets.

Fork requests as well as contributions are welcome.




Mark Nottingham (