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Re: Automotive Business Group

From: Philipp Hoschka <ph@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:41:16 +0200
Message-ID: <51681D0C.20807@w3.org>
To: ted@w3.org
CC: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, "site-comments@w3.org Comemnts" <site-comments@w3.org>, Jean-Guilhem Rouel <jean-gui@w3.org>
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On 4/12/2013 4:32 PM, Ted Guild wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-04-12 at 08:45 -0500, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>>>> I thought "cool URLs don't change" at W3C :)
>>>> Would there be a way to have info on that page pointing to the new
>> group? Thx
>>> I spoke with Ted about this. Ted indicated that search engines would
>> soon pick up the 404 and
>>> that listing would go away in short order.
> Serving of CG area is overly complex and fragile as it is.  My
> understanding is the earlier area was a staging area while people came
> up with a cooler URI (group shortname) and other shifts to the group.
> It was not meant to be advertised (therefore not a cool URI)
Well, it got out
> and should
> atrophy as mentioned so preference is not to have to complicate
> configuration and cause potentially other issues.
If you're talking about the need for a redirect on http level - I think 
a simple note on the old page that people should go the new page would 
do it, no system complexity needed.
> If it doesn't clear
> as expected then please consult Jean-Gui who knows this configuration
> well.
I'm not sure I want to recheck this regularily, but ok
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