#953 Old Ask Fedora links are now broken
Closed: Duplicate 2 years ago by churchyard. Opened 2 years ago by churchyard.

With the transition to Discourse (https://ask.fedoraproject.org) all old Ask Fedora links are now dead:

https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/question/135526/sticky-is-it-time-for-a-modernization-of-fedoras-ask-forum/

Please consider modifying the 404 error page to redirect or say something like:

We now use Discourse (announcement, link, ...), consider checking this archived version of the content that was previously here: https://askbot.fedoraproject.org/en/question/135526/sticky-is-it-time-for-a-modernization-of-fedoras-ask-forum/

When the link follows certain pattern.


We don't run this service and do not know how long the other archived version will be around.
@mattdm @bex @ankursinha where do we file tickets for feature requests for the new ask?

We don't run/host the new one either. So, any tweaks that are possible on the instance, we've asked people to open topics in the "site feedback" category here:

https://ask.fedoraproject.org/c/site-feedback

That way people don't end up troubling infra here, who then have to ping us etc.

I'll have a look to see if the 404 page can be edited.

Metadata Update from @churchyard:
- Issue close_status updated to: Duplicate
- Issue status updated to: Closed (was: Open)

2 years ago

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