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Re: Managing Obsolete Information

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2012 18:07:20 +0000
To: Zhong Yu <zhong.j.yu@gmail.com>
cc: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <7715.1346868440@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CACuKZqFBeCu2T5Tv5KyJCzsEfWC2=2nQcyT65p3Rz_j0SZ2CaQ@mail.gmail.com>
, Zhong Yu writes:

>> 2xx Obsolete or 2xx Archived
>>
>> It is different from Gone. It just says the information at this URI is here
>>we can give it to you but note that it is not meant as something fresh.

With "active computer-archeologist in datamuseum.dk" hat on, that sounds
genuinely useful.

With my "old jaded IT-professional" hat on, I think it is a narrow
semantic detail which will be instantly lost and forgotten by all
but the most dilligent and RFC-militant Web-masters.

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