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RE: Broken links

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 11:39:56 -0000
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

> We all hate broken links, and 404-failures are very bad for users.
> There should be no broken links on a homepage or in pages in 
> first level of navigation, but on all other web pages, let us say 
> in old articles, rapports, news, etc., and especially in archived 
> material, broken links are only another word for progress or the 
> natural way of life.

404s indicate change. 301s, or at the very least 410s, indicate that the change may be progress.
Received on Thursday, 13 February 2003 06:38:59 UTC

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