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[REBOL] Re: Counting Clicks

From: louisaturk::eudoramail::com at: 23-Dec-2001 22:28

Anton, At 02:54 PM 12/24/2001 +1100, you wrote:
> > Is there any way to record (count) the clicks on a link to a > > third party > > website? > > > > Louis > >No, unless your rebol code is web serving. (That >means you can run your rebol code to do whatever >you like with the click).
If I use my own computer as the server, can I do it? How? Does this also mean that a rebol program is the server software instead of say Apache or IIS?
>But if your site is hosted by someone else, then >bad luck.
Seems like I am always wanting to do something that is impossible or that someone wants to restrict me from doing :>).
>There used to be a way to record rebsite visits >via an image's effect block. However, this was >also a security hole and was removed :) > >But wait, there are third party websites around >with a system that will munge your links for you, >redirecting them through their machines and >maintaining statistics for you. > >Maybe some rebolers around here who are rebserving >would be prepared to do such a thing for other >rebolers? That would be quite cool. Actually, as >soon as I can convince my boss to let me run rebol >on the server I think I would offer something like >that to some people here, since I see now how easy >it is to run a rebol proxy. :) > >Anton.
I would like to know how to do this myself. Louis