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Expire time on 404 is too high (Wikipedia)
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Currently expire date on HTTP requests for Wikipedia for non existence pages is too high (31 days) which makes crawlers not to find created articles too soon.

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Mjbmr created this task.Feb 5 2017, 11:16 AM
Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptFeb 5 2017, 11:16 AM

Can you please specify which HTTP header(s) you're referring to and provide an example URL?

Hi @Mjbmr, thanks for taking the time to report this!
Unfortunately this report lacks some information. If you have time and can still reproduce the problem, please add a more complete description to this report. Ideally, exact and clear steps to reproduce should allow any other person to follow these steps (without having to interpret those steps) and see the same results. Problems that others can reliably reproduce can get fixed faster. Thanks!

Aklapper closed this task as Declined.Feb 21 2017, 5:05 PM

Unfortunately closing this report as no further information has been provided.
@Mjbmr: Please reopen this report (by changing its status) after you have provided the information asked for and if this still happens. Thanks!