Proposed in Community-Wishlist-Survey-2016. Received 53 votes, and ranked #19 out of 265 proposals. View full proposal with discussion and votes here.
There are so many dead links in WP, this reduces the quality of the encyclopedia.
Who would benefit
A dead link checker would be of benefit to all!
Not easy to know whom to notify about dead links. Maybe a notice on the article's discussion page?
Time, expertise and skills required
- e.g. Hackathon, GSOC, Outreachy, etc.