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Re: Dead Link on page http://zsh.sourceforge.net/Intro/
dana wrote on Fri, Dec 20, 2019 at 00:35:18 -0600:
> +Please note that most of the following documents are very old and may not
> +reflect the current state of zsh well. More up-to-date information can be
> +found (in roughly descending order of update frequency) in the
> +<a href="Doc">manual</a>, the <a href="FAQ">FAQ</a>, and the
> +<a href="Guide">user's guide</a>.
The href attributes need leading slashes, else they'd be broken.
> -<li><a href="http://www.acm.uiuc.edu/workshops/zsh/toc.html">
> +<li><a href="https://web.archive.org/web/20171107163856/https://www-s.acm.illinois.edu/workshops/zsh/toc.html">
> A workshop on Zsh by Larry P. Schrof.</a> This contains lots of
The workshop was written when version 3.1.5 was current. That's 20+ years ago.
We do have the option of deleting the link entirely. I hope there's
a more-recently-updated tutorial we can link to instead.
> information on the basic use of zsh; it's a good place to read about
> basic setup if the manual is too fustrating.
> @@ -38,8 +46,7 @@ Introduction to ZSH</A><br>
> This is the HTML'ified introduction derived from the
> <a href="ftp://a.gp.cs.cmu.edu/usr2/jch/zsh/intro.texi.gz">
> texinfo version</A> created by Jonathan Hardwick
> -<I><jch@xxxxxxxxxx></I>. Beware that it is pretty old, though,
> -and may not reflect the current state of zsh well.
This link is also broken («wget: unable to resolve host address
‘a.gp.cs.cmu.edu’»), and in any case, when was it last updated? We should
be linking to current documentation.
> The <a href="intro.ps.gz">
> PostScript of Paul Falstad's introduction</A> is also available. The
> @@ -51,7 +58,7 @@ site, or view it with an external PostScript viewer.
> <div align=right>
> <a name=Signature href="../disclaimer.html">Disclaimer</a>
> -Last modified: $Date: 2002/08/09 17:03:38 $
> +Last modified: 2019-12-20
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