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

From: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:29:56 +0200
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>
Message-Id: <B63E0AAB-BBB0-4B06-A3EE-52AC7AD7548B@w3.org>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Yup, completely agree. That’s why I said I liked the idea of having that link, without mentioning anything about the redirect ;)

Cheers,
Lea

Lea Verou
W3C developer relations
http://w3.org/people/all#leahttp://lea.verou.me ✿ @leaverou






On Mar 22, 2013, at 19:24, Doug Schepers wrote:

> 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 17:30:12 UTC

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