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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.

> +</p>
> +
>  <ul>
> -<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>&lt;jch@xxxxxxxxxx&gt;</I>. Beware that it is pretty old, though,
> -and may not reflect the current state of zsh well.
> +<I>&lt;jch@xxxxxxxxxx&gt;</I>.

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>
>  <address>
>  <a name=Signature href="../disclaimer.html">Disclaimer</a>
> -Last modified: $Date: 2002/08/09 17:03:38 $
> +Last modified: 2019-12-20
>  </address>
>  </body>

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