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From: dana <dana@dana.is>
To: Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name>
Cc: Zsh Workers List <zsh-workers@zsh.org>
Subject: Re: Dead Link on page http://zsh.sourceforge.net/Intro/
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:51:26 -0600
Message-ID: <A5BD1F4C-EADA-4FB1-AF76-B732B813C437@dana.is> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <74A68EE7-0253-4EE7-BEAE-5E4DE0D64522@dana.is>

Daniel and i talked about this further, and we didn't see any particular
utility to any of the Introduction links outside of historical curiosity. All
of them are broken and/or 20+ years old. We thought we may as well just get
rid of them entirely.

This change removes the Introduction link from the front page, and, just in
case someone gets to it from Google or whatever, replaces the Introduction
index by a redirect to the manual.

Please let me know if anyone's actually invested in keeping the old links.

dana


diff --git a/Intro/index.html b/Intro/index.html
index 677b9f5..85f6ea8 100644
--- a/Intro/index.html
+++ b/Intro/index.html
@@ -1,58 +1,9 @@
 <html>
 <head>
-  <link rel="icon" href="../favicon.png" type="image/png">
-  <link rel="up" href="../">
-  <link rel="top" href="../">
-  <link rel="next" href="../Doc/">
-  <link rel="first" href="../Intro/">
-  <link rel="last" href="../Refcard/">
-  <link rev="made" href="mailto:zsh-workers@zsh.org">
-  <title>ZSH - Introduction</title>
+  <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0; url=/Doc/" />
 </head>
-
-<body bgcolor="#ffffff" text="#000000">
-
-<table width="100%">
-<tr><td>
-<a href="../"><img src="../Images/prev.png" alt="[prev]" width=30 height=30></a>
-<a href="../Doc/"><img src="../Images/next.png" alt="[next]" width=30 height=30></a>
-<a href="../"><img src="../Images/up.png" alt="[up]" width=30 height=30></a>
-<a href="../"><img src="../Images/top.png" alt="[top]" width=30 height=30></a>
-</td><td>
-<font size="+3" align=center><strong>Introduction to ZSH</strong></font>
-</td></tr>
-</table>
-
-<ul>
-<li><a href="http://www.acm.uiuc.edu/workshops/zsh/toc.html">
-A workshop on Zsh by Larry P. Schrof.</a>  This contains lots of
-information on the basic use of zsh; it's a good place to read about
-basic setup if the manual is too fustrating.
-
-<li> The UNIX FAQ has a
-<a href="http://www.faqs.org/faqs/unix-faq/shell/shell-differences/">document
-on shell differences</a> which may tell you what you need.
-
-<li><a href="intro_toc.html">
-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@cs.cmu.edu&gt;</I>. Beware that it is pretty old, though,
-and may not reflect the current state of zsh well.
-
-The <a href="intro.ps.gz">
-PostScript of Paul Falstad's introduction</A> is also available. The
-latter is not hypertext, but you can download and print it at your
-site, or view it with an external PostScript viewer. 
-</ul>
-
-<hr>
-<div align=right>
-<address>
-<a name=Signature href="../disclaimer.html">Disclaimer</a>
-Last modified: $Date: 2002/08/09 17:03:38 $
-</address>
-
+<body>
+	Your browser should redirect you to the Z Shell Manual shortly. If not,
+	<a href="/Doc/">click here</a>.
 </body>
 </html>

diff --git a/index.html b/index.html
index d7b8e54..f9808fc 100644
--- a/index.html
+++ b/index.html
@@ -32,7 +32,6 @@
   <td>
     <ul>
     <font size="+1" color="#600000"><b>Documentation</b></font>
-    <li><a href="Intro/">Introduction</a></li>
     <li><a href="Doc/">Manual</a></li>
     <li><a href="Guide/">User-friendly user guide</a></li>
     <li><a href="Refcard/">Reference card</a></li>


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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-18 16:03 Glenn Travis
2019-12-18 22:14 ` dana
2019-12-19  9:34   ` Peter Stephenson
2019-12-20  6:35     ` dana
2019-12-20 20:14       ` Daniel Shahaf
2019-12-20 20:42         ` dana
2020-01-16  1:51           ` dana [this message]
2020-01-16  4:34             ` Bart Schaefer

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