Going, going

As part of my ongoing goal of promoting web standards, here's today's tip:

Use the HTTP status code 410 to indicate when web resources have been permanently removed.

I stumbled across a tip by W3C recommending its use. Mark Pilgrim has written a longer article which includes how to implement it in Apache.

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About Matt

I’m a technology nerd, husband and father of four, living in beautiful Sydney, Australia.

My passion is building software products that make the world a better place. For the last 15 years, I’ve led product teams at Atlassian to create collaboration tools.

I'm also a startup advisor and investor, with an interest in advancing the Australian space industry. You can read more about my work on my LinkedIn profile.

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