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Just refreshed the Server Fault main page and saw this in the right sidebar:

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The image location emdedded into the page is http://i.imgur.com/LZEzv.jpg the alt text is Try OpenIndiana Today

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    As a temp fix, I mangled the relevant answer creating this in the community ad question. – Sven Mar 26 '12 at 10:56
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Because imgur.com returns an http status code of 200 for that image, there's really no way for us to detect when an image is no longer available.

SvenW's action to edit the offending community ad was the proper one until its author can upload a new image.

  • You could test if the md5 of the data returned is eebc93350a68a64022b7482f460017ba (known to be the "image not found" image) once day or so, and auto 'exclude' bad ads. That would be quite a bit of work for something that's rarely a problem, easily spotted, and easily dealt with manually. – Chris S Mar 26 '12 at 18:13
  • We're going to require that images are hosted on our i.stack.imgur subdomain, so hopefully they won't randomly disappear. – Jarrod Dixon Mar 26 '12 at 18:18
  • I strongly suspect this one was the result of DMCA or similar; not the owner deleting it. – Chris S Mar 26 '12 at 18:19

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