[Theforum] my missing content

Joel Canfield joel at spinhead.com
Sat Jul 20 11:34:14 CDT 2002

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> > allows its links
> > to rot?  That'd be a great move.  "Web professionals, my
> arse."  I can
> > hear the echoes already.
> Along with moving articles into an "archived" state, I would
> suggest "fixing" broken links with a "[this link no longer
> available]" and/or a disclaimer that archived articles are
> there for mainly historical reasons and that not all links
> may work.  Also, I would be willing to try to track down
> alternative links to the broken ones.
> Dean

Is there not an open source tool to do link checking ottermatticly? If links
are fixable, we fix 'em. If not, we annotate. But finding 'em shouldn't be
manual, right?


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