ken at kencausey.com
Tue Oct 31 21:38:22 UTC 2006
That's a very good idea but not something I can implement since it must
be done on minnow once the Swiki is shut down.
What Giovanni is getting at here is whether it is possible for minnow to
report a 301 (Permanently Moved) reply pointing to
http://wiki.squeak.org/ at least for http://minnow.cc.gatech.edu/squeak/
once the content has been moved?
By the way, is the intention to move just the /squeak/ section of the
Swiki or the entire content?
On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 10:18 +0100, Giovanni Giorgi wrote:
> By the way you can give an hint to google.
> When accessing to
> you can reply with a special http reply"Moved"
> to redirect it to
> The search engine will update itself in a snap.
> Bye bye
> On 10/30/06, Ken Causey <ken at kencausey.com> wrote:
> > I would like to suggest that the community get used to using
> > http://wiki.squeak.org/ in preference to our usual
> > http://minnow.cc.gatech.edu/squeak/ .
> > As has been correctly pointed out there is a long history in the search
> > engines of minnow URLs and while it would be nice for those to continue
> > to work in the long run, I don't think it is realistic that GA. Tech is
> > going to want their hostname used on a server which they do not host or
> > maintain.
> > I think we simply need to face the reality that at some point we are
> > going to lose that URL. To that end I suggest that we immediately begin
> > using http://wiki.squeak.org/ in every case.
> > I have it setup so that URLs like http://wiki.squeak.org/5888 are
> > correctly redirected for now and once the Swiki is moved hopefully the
> > same URLs will work later.
> > Hopefully if we start using these URLs sooner than later the search
> > engines will begin picking them up even before the use is necessary.
> > Realistically we are going to have trouble with search engines for a
> > long time to come, but it can only help to get started now.
> > Ken
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