Bug of the moment 2007-10-27
I ran my site through Xenu’s Link Sleuth again, to check for any 404s and redirects. I have two links to Hot Air: Postal Experiments, in the archived Links pages of version 1 and version 2 of my site. Links going that far back do tend to rot, but I check them anyway to see what happens.
Turns out the link was not broken after all: it came up fine. So why did Xenu get a 404 only hours earlier? I had a sneaky feeling of what HTTP Werkzeug showed to be true:
Clearly, what the server meant to say was, “
404 File found”.
Incidentally, as part of the process of writing this entry, a search and replace attempt generated an old nemesis of an error, the “Starship Enterprise Found Reverse” error:
Posted 27th October 2007 – Comments and questions?