[Python-Dev] http://www.python.org/dev/doc/devel still available

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Mon Feb 13 23:14:23 CET 2006

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> Shouldn't docs.python.org be removed? It seems to add mroe confusion
> than anything, especially since most links on python.org continue to
> point to python.org/doc/.
All the web says about 1200 links into the docs.python.org subdomain. 
(Different to the google link feature, which only shows links to a 
specific URL I believe.)


It's where I link to as well. Be a shame to lose it. ;-)

Michael Foord

> On 2/13/06, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
>> The above docs are from August 2005 while docs.python.org/dev is current.
>> Shouldn't the old docs be removed?
> (Now that I work for Google I realize more than ever before the
> importance of keeping URLs stable; PageRank(tm) numbers don't get
> transferred as quickly as contents. I have this worry too in the
> context of the python.org redesign; 301 permanent redirect is *not*
> going to help PageRank of the new page.)
> --
> --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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