Via Freenode #chef, it was noted that the user experience is not great for people following links from Google to the old archives.
- Search on google for
- Follow a link, eg http://lists.opscode.com/sympa/arc/chef/2014-12/msg00159.html
- Re-enter search term in the “Search this site” box
- See empty Google results page for
The search widget in the top nav on https://discourse.chef.io works fine, but this isn’t available on the 404 page.
It’d be best if archive links could continue to work, but we should at least make it a little easier for people following them to find the content they were looking for.