Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 13 16:02:14 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 12:16 AM, James Harbeck <jharbeck at> wrote:
> The government of Canada is enforcing some new policies with its
> websites, one consequence of which is an announcement I recently
> received that they will be redoing the Health Canada site and all the
> URLs will be changing. This will make several hundred thousand (by
> Google) existing links to pages invalid, since they're
> only keeping their redirects up for a short time.

Not strictly on topic, ISTM that that's a good reason to pressure them
to keep the redirects for at least a year.

Mark Mandel

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