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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Bad link from Commons
Date Mon, 13 Jun 2011 19:38:44 GMT
On Mon, 2011-06-13 at 00:49 +0100, sebb wrote:
> The link:
> 
> Commons Httpclient (http://commons.apache.org/httpclient/)
> 
> is currently redirected as follows:
> 
> Redirect Permanent /httpclient  http://hc.apache.org/httpclient-3.x
> 
> However, that does not exist; HC 3.1 is now at
> 
> http://hc.apache.org/httpclient-legacy/
> 
> Instead, there are the following redirects:
> 
> Redirect permanent /httpclient-3.x/index.html /httpcomponents-client-ga/
> Redirect permanent /httpclient-3.x/userguide.html /httpcomponents-client-ga/
> Redirect permanent /httpclient-3.x/tutorial.html
> /httpcomponents-client-ga/tutorial/html/
> Redirect permanent /httpclient-3.x/methods.html
> /httpcomponents-client-ga/tutorial/html/
> Redirect permanent /httpclient-3.x/sslguide.html
> /httpcomponents-client-ga/tutorial/html/
> Redirect permanent /httpclient-3.x/authentication.html
> /httpcomponents-client-ga/tutorial/html/
> Redirect permanent /httpclient-3.x/threading.html
> /httpcomponents-client-ga/tutorial/html/
> Redirect permanent /httpclient-3.x/features.html
> /httpcomponents-client-ga/tutorial/html/
> Redirect permanent /httpclient-3.x/cookies.html
> /httpcomponents-client-ga/tutorial/html/
> Redirect permanent /httpclient-3.x/redirects.html
> /httpcomponents-client-ga/tutorial/html/
> Redirect permanent /httpclient-3.x/logging.html
> /httpcomponents-client-ga/logging.html
> 
> I don't understand why HC3.x redirects to the current version of HttpClient.
> Would it not be better to redirect to the 3.x documentation, but add a
> warning at the top of the index page to explain that the current HC is
> elsewhere?
> 

Sebastian,

That was the only way I could think of to make Google top search results
refer to the latest HC version. See HTTPCLIENT-1029 [1] for details.

Feel free to remove those redirects or point them at a different
location.

Cheers

Oleg

[1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCLIENT-1029




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