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> you annotate each link with the latest date when it is guaranteed not to be expired

If I were paying someone for access to such an API, I would do everything in my power to change providers. Tracking link expiration would be a terrible developer experience. Such a thing may be a sound design for a system, but it's not a good design.

Providers like Twilio and Stripe have been largely successful because they've aimed for making developer experience as non-sadistic as possible.

Anyone who has maintained a database such as a customer database knows that it needs to be constantly tested and updated to track changes in e.g., telephone, email, billing, or delivery addresses.

What's different about this proposal? It would seem to acknowledge and support that type of activity directly, rather than through ad-hoc and kludge type mechanisms that typically include paying somewhat shady 3rd-party services.

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