Fun with URLs

I was looking through my AWStats statistics (which are no longer public) and took notice of the large number of strange URLs that people have tried in vain: those that generates a 404 Not Found error.

Lots of them look like they are part of some sort of silly hacking attempt by a script kiddie, while others look like genue URLs for the WikiWikiWeb, just missing the initial wiki/ prefix. So I’ve now setup redirection for those URLs, so that people are directed to the TitleSearch page, showing a search result for the URL they tried.

I hope this helps some people. –Martin Geisler

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