Re: Our Wiki just got hijacked

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Wed Jun 30 2004 - 11:06:35 CDT

I think those are great ideas, but they should probably be
openvotingconsortium.org. As David points out, this approach will
work even if openvotingconsortium.org's ISP isn't hosting the service
itself.

Best regards,
Arthur

At 1:59 AM -0400 6/30/04, David Mertz wrote:
>Arthur Keller <arthur@kellers.org> wrote:
>|We can look for another hosting service. I will also look into
>|whether UCSC can host it.
>
>This might be an opportunity to do something that probably should have
>happened anyway: It would sure look a lot nicer if the Wiki lived at,
>
> http://wiki.openvoting.org/
>
>or,
>
> http://openvoting.org/wiki/
>
>Or something else along similar lines. The whole
>gnosis.python-hosting.com is nice enough for my private stuff, but kinda
>confusing when people think of OVC. Even gnosis.cx, likewise.
>
>Actually, the list archive is a little similar. I'm more than happy to
>host that (and such will assure the archive stays intact and available).
>But I've mentioned before that I thought it would be good to get
>subdomains to resolve to the relevant IP addresses. I'm not sure
>exactly how that's configured on the OVC host, but I know it's doable.
>So, e.g.
>
> http://lists.openvoting.org/
>
>Would point to 207.44.218.61:
>
>I.e.:
>
> PING gnosis.python-hosting.com: 64 data bytes
> 72 bytes from 207.44.218.61: icmp_seq=0. time=80. ms
>
>And likewise wiki.openvoting.org could point to some UCSC host, or
>whatever else. In terms of giving out URLs (and linking to them) it
>looks a lot nicer... but it doesn't break any links that have already
>been published, since DNS will still lookup gnosis.python-hosting.com as
>also pointing at 207.44.218.61.

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