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Status: WontFix
Owner: ----
Closed: Aug 2016
EstimatedDays: ----
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OS: Mac
Pri: 2
Type: Bug



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Feature request: offer to use archive.org's Wayback Machine or Google cache to resolve 404s

Reported by alex.dup...@gmail.com, Aug 14 2016

Issue description

UserAgent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_11_6) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/52.0.2743.82 Safari/537.36

Example URL:
https://stevereads.com/cache/ephemeral_web_pages.html

Steps to reproduce the problem:
1. Try loading a page that has disappeared from the web.
2. See a clever or generic 404 page that doesn't help you find the content.
3. Weep a single tear for the silent disappearance of a piece of our culture.

What is the expected behavior?
Offer to try to find the missing page on archive.org's Wayback machine if it is indexed there, or in Google's cache.

What went wrong?
See http://web.archive.org/web/20140317093104/http://stevereads.com:80/cache/ephemeral_web_pages.html

Did this work before? No 

Chrome version: 52.0.2743.82  Channel: n/a
OS Version: OS X 10.11.6
Flash Version: Shockwave Flash 22.0 r0

See http://blog.archive.org/2016/08/09/no-more-404s-resurrect-dead-web-pages-with-our-new-firefox-add-on/
 
Components: -Internals>Network
Looks like archive.org released a Firefox plugin.  Seems like this is a request to archive.org to release a Chrome plugin.
Status: WontFix (was: Unconfirmed)
Please contact archive.org for feature requests from them.

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