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Re: 404 page (was Re: URL aliases for WPD without /wiki)

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:24:46 -0400
Message-ID: <514C93DE.6040905@w3.org>
To: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
CC: Sébastien Desbenoit <seb@desbenoit.net>, Julee <julee@adobe.com>, Denis Ah-Kang <denis@w3.org>, Ryan Lane <rlane32@gmail.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Hi, Lea-

On 3/22/13 12:38 PM, Lea Verou wrote:
> FYI, here’s what Wikipedia does [1]
>
> I like the idea of having a link that says “Did you mean to type
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/foo?” there. Thoughts?
>
> [1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/foo

Looks fine to me, though I think I'd avoid the redirect... I like the 
idea of making the 404 a teachable moment, with a link that they have to 
follow.

Regards-
-Doug
Received on Friday, 22 March 2013 17:24:52 UTC

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