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The coming robot apocalypse

The coming robot apocalypse

Posted Sep 17, 2012 15:34 UTC (Mon) by MortenSickel (subscriber, #3238)
Parent article: The coming robot apocalypse

I am really looking forward to this article becomes generally available. I am definately going to point to this a few times. Thanks for (what I think is) the best general-interest article ever in lwn. (Which is by no means an offence to the other articles, just that this one was great!)


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The coming robot apocalypse

Posted Sep 19, 2012 9:45 UTC (Wed) by njwhite (guest, #51848) [Link]

I agree, it's a damn great article. Don't forget there are the subscriber links you can use too (though I guess they probably expire after some amount of time).

Subscriber links

Posted Sep 19, 2012 13:17 UTC (Wed) by corbet (editor, #1) [Link]

Subscriber links expire when the article itself become freely available. Thus far, few people have noticed the expiration happening...:)

Subscriber links

Posted Sep 19, 2012 14:12 UTC (Wed) by njwhite (guest, #51848) [Link]

Couldn't they 301 back to the original article? Or would that add up to too much extra stuff to keep track of.

Subscriber links

Posted Sep 19, 2012 14:18 UTC (Wed) by corbet (editor, #1) [Link]

That is, in fact, exactly what they do; the links never break, they just cease to be relevant. (If you look at a subscriber link URL, you'll see that it has the original article number in it so the redirect can be done without us having to actually remember that the special link ever existed).


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