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Re: Acronym definition bad link
On Thu, 19 Oct 2006, Jonathan Arnold wrote:
> Igor Peshansky wrote:
> > On Thu, 19 Oct 2006, Dave Korn wrote:
> > > On 18 October 2006 21:23, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 08:25:40PM -0700, Johnathon Jamison wrote:
> > > > > In the http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#TANSTAAFL definition,
> > > > > http://billdennis.net/heinlein/tanstaafl.htm is a bad link now; it
> > > > > points to an ad site.
> > > * acronyms/index.html (TANSTAAFL): Point to wikipedia instead of
> > > dead billdennis.net domain.
> > Dave,
> > Thanks for the patch, but I found the wikipedia article rather dry and
> > unappetizing. The Bill Dennis essay I used to point to was much better.
> > I'm going to look for another good TANSTAAFL essay -- in the meantime,
> > I've redirected the link to the Internet Archive snapshot of the essay.
> Here is the article's current home:
Thanks for the link, Jonathan. For some reason, it doesn't work for me in
Netscape 4.7 (yes, I still use that dinosaur occasionally). However, I've
just found that the archive.org link doesn't work in Netscape either (in
fact, hangs it), so I've updated the OLOCA with yours, and will work with
the webmasters to fix their server (I'm getting a "bad request" error on a
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