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Re: Translation links disappeared from W3C website

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 04 Jul 2014 15:39:10 +0200
To: "Han Xu" <hanxu@w3china.org>
Cc: "w3c-translators@w3.org" <w3c-translators@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.xig6vkibsvvqwp@sith.local>
On Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:02:22 +0200, Han Xu <hanxu@w3china.org> wrote:

> Hello Coralie,
>
> Today I checked our server configuration and did find some problem. I've
> already fixed it. Can you please check again?
>
> Thank you for bringing us aware of this issue!
>
> Cheers,
> Han

Dear Han,

Thanks for fixing! All that should be back in the Translations DB is now  
back.

Best regards,
Coralie

> On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 10:27 PM, Han Xu <hanxu@w3china.org> wrote:
>
>> Hello Coralie,
>>
>> Thank you for the investigation!
>>
>> Yes, I changed the URLs to the explicit ones because I noticed that the
>> URL redirection is stable sometimes.
>>
>> The explicit URIs should work fine. Are you sure you cannot open the
>> explicit URIs? Probably you happen to visit the site while the site is
>> under maintenance. Could  you try it again? Thanks!
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Han
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 5:03 PM, Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org> wrote:
>>
>>> On Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:59:37 +0200, Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>  On Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:27:30 +0200, Han Xu <hanxu@w3china.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>  Dear Admin,
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm writing because the links to our translations disappeared from  
>>>>> the
>>>>> W3C
>>>>> website http://www.w3.org/2005/11/Translations/Lists/ListLang-
>>>>> zh-hans.html.
>>>>>
>>>>> The disappeared links are:
>>>>>
>>>>> HTML and XHTML FAQ  http://zh.transwiki.org/cn/xhtmlfaq.htm
>>>>> XML Base  http://www.w3china.org/translation/xmlbase20010627_cn.htm
>>>>> XML Information Set (Second Edition)
>>>>> http://www.w3china.org/translation/infoset_20040204_cn.htm
>>>>> XML Information Set
>>>>> http://www.w3china.org/translation/infoset_20011024_cn.htm
>>>>>
>>>>> According to records from archive.org, those links were still there  
>>>>> on
>>>>> Sep,
>>>>> 2009 [1], but disappeared since Jan, 2010 [2]. Could you help check  
>>>>> and
>>>>> fix? Thanks!
>>>>>
>>>>> [1]
>>>>> https://web.archive.org/web/20090921043149/http://www.w3.
>>>>> org/2005/11/Translations/Lists/ListLang-zh-hans.html
>>>>> [2]
>>>>> https://web.archive.org/web/20100123070335/http://www.w3.
>>>>> org/2005/11/Translations/Lists/ListLang-zh-hans.html
>>>>>
>>>>> Best,
>>>>> Han
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hello Han,
>>>>
>>>> I am investigating some of the disappearances you highlight, as far as
>>>> the translations of RECs are concerned.
>>>>
>>>> There was one notable change in the past few years, that I announced  
>>>> in
>>>> September 2012:
>>>>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-translators/
>>>> 2012JulSep/0038.html
>>>>
>>>> ... which explains why the translation of the FAQ isn't displayed
>>>> anymore.
>>>>
>>>> Coralie
>>>>
>>>
>>> Hello Han,
>>>
>>> Having investigated further, there were two differences in the  
>>> database:
>>>
>>> - http://www.w3china.org/translation/xmlbase20010627_cn.htm was
>>> submitted as http://xmlbase.w3china.org
>>> - http://www.w3china.org/translation/infoset_20011024_cn.htm was
>>> submitted as http://infoset.w3china.org
>>>
>>> We have changed those two to the explicit URIs. However, all three,
>>> namely these two (with the old URI) and the additional <
>>> http://www.w3china.org/translation/infoset_20040204_cn.htm> were set as
>>> unreachable in our system, which performs checks and every link that
>>> returns as a 404 is set aside.
>>>
>>> We have re-checked manually and these are still unreachable. One of  
>>> them
>>> came through once, but mostly they are unreachable. Until there is a
>>> reliable access to the files, we will keep them aside, meaning that we  
>>> do
>>> not list them in the Translations Database.
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Coralie


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