[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] peps: Revert PEP 430 to Final.

Chris Jerdonek chris.jerdonek at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 20:36:36 CET 2012

On Sat, Nov 3, 2012 at 11:18 AM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> On 11/3/2012 1:36 PM, Chris Jerdonek wrote:
>> I noticed on an older issue in the tracker that the following deep,
>> in-development link is broken:
>> http://docs.python.org/dev/2.6/library/multiprocessing.html
>> (in comment http://bugs.python.org/issue4711#msg78151 )
>> Can something be done to preserve those deep links, or is it not worth
>> worrying about?  I'm not sure how prevalent such links are or when
>> they were valid (and when they stopped working, assuming they once
>> did).
> I'd say not bother. The message was posted 2008-12-11 and the link was
> already obsolete when Ezio answered 2009-07-01, when he gave a permanent
> one. Fortunately, the OP gave a .png screenshot showing the problem.
> Any doc link in the tracker becomes obsolete in a sense as soon as the
> problem noted is fixed. So tracker messages should state the problem
> independently of the link. (After the docs are rebuilt tonight,
> http://docs.python.org/library/multiprocessing.html
> will no longer exhibit the problem either ;-).

Though this link will still exhibit it (which may be what it would redirect to):


So a doc link in the tracker won't become obsolete if we wait long
enough to fix the issue. :)


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