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ASK PG: If we cant get the "expired link" thing fixed, countdown instead?
10 points by samstave 1389 days ago | hide | past | web | 4 comments | favorite
Id love to have a countdown for just how long until the timer for page freshness runs out.<p>For the past several years, the "unknown expired link" has been an absolute infuriating problem.<p>Just add a timer and quell user click rage.



No: http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3098756


It's already been fixed, use the new front page http://hckrnews.com


doesn't need fixing since it's a built-in mechanism to get people who've been browsing for too long back to executing on their project.


Or even a static div that tells the time at which the link will expire.




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