Old links die… this is a well-known problem in the documentation of history that source material completely disappears from time to time. If someone said they had the very first draft of the bible, we’d probably figure they were selling snake oil.
In that spirit, we do take the time to properly archive our articles here at Hammer of Truth by removing dead links and even redirecting to cached versions as our technological abilities adapt. This guideline is intended as an editor aide, but even this guide will evolve.
Various code snippets for tagging up curated content:
<small><strong>Note:</strong> this article contains <del datetime=”2011-01-01T00:00:00+00:00″>dead links</del>, the url is still in the hover/alt text. Keep the web working, curate content well!</small>