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Re: correcting URIs - was User friendly 404s reconsidered

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 23:49:58 +0100
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Matthew Smith wrote:

> Automatic redirection to a "guessed" page is not only bad for us humans,
> but just think what it would mean for software agents that are trying to
> make sense of our site.

Would you not tend to send a 303 "See Other" in those circumstances?

Patrick H. Lauke
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