[Foundation-l] [Fwd: Re: Do WMF want enwp.org?]
z at mzmcbride.com
Wed May 18 04:31:29 UTC 2011
Casey Brown wrote:
> On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 9:24 AM, Lodewijk <lodewijk at effeietsanders.org> wrote:
>> Of course
>> unless someone finds a way to redirect en.wikipedia.org/Example to
>> en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Example .
> "Did you mean to type http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Example? You will
> be automatically redirected there in five seconds."
> It already redirects there, though we don't want to advertise that we
> have a "link shortener" because the 404 page redirects.
Nobody should rely on that redirect for any purpose. The redirect is only
still there because someone forgot to remove the <meta> tag when the page
was last synced (<https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17316>).
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