In this workflow engine question, Alex's answer contains a dead link to WorkflowGen. I want to flag this answer but I don't know which flag I should use for dead links. Can I choose Other and just comment "Dead link"?


First ask the answerer to update/delete the link. If he doesn't take any action or doesn't respond for sometime (say two days), then (especially for this answer) you can remove the dead link yourself. You don't need to flag this post since it is not a link only answer.

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    All good advice. The only thing I would add is if you can fix the link yourself, go ahead and do it! This site is collaboratively edited, like Wikipedia. No need to waste your time and the answerers' time with comments if it's a simple fix. – Cody Gray Jul 26 '13 at 0:52
  • +1 for CodyGray: If it's a blog post moved to a new permalink (not so "perma" now, are you?) update it, otherwise it's often possible to find the most recent version at archive.org – Tobias Kienzler Jul 26 '13 at 6:35
  • I don't see how removing a dead link improves the post in any way. Replace it with a working one or add a comment saying it doesn't work anymore. – eis Dec 7 '14 at 20:18

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