Free42 web site has moved

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Free42 web site has moved

Post by Thomas Okken » Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:42 am

The Free42 web site has moved; its new URL is http://thomasokken.nl/free42/.

When you visit the old URL, you'll get a page telling you about the move and the new URL. This announcement is just to let people know that there isn't anything nefarious going on.

And to point Google in the right direction. :)

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Re: Free42 web site has moved

Post by Zaphod » Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:26 am

Not that I would, but if you try via this place , the link is broken (cos it still points to .com presumably)
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Science-CAD/Free42.shtml

I'm not sure whether that updates given time, but just thought you'd like to know :shock:

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Re: Free42 web site has moved

Post by Thomas Okken » Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:09 am

Mirrors will have to sort this out on their own. I couldn't notify them all because most of them never make their existence known to me.

That's why I put the "we've moved" placeholder pages at my old domain, so that humans can see what is going on. At some point, I'll change those to perform an immediate automatic redirect instead, and then, after the new site has made it to the top of the Google results for "Free42," I'll kill off the old site and domain altogether.

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Re: Free42 web site has moved

Post by ijabbott » Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:52 pm

It looks like some registrar is squatting on free42.com, but free42.org seems to be available!

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Re: Free42 web site has moved

Post by Thomas Okken » Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:19 pm

ijabbott wrote:
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:52 pm
It looks like some registrar is squatting on free42.com, but free42.org seems to be available!
I think Free42 is, or used to be, an ISP somewhere, or a cable company, in South America maybe... I don't remember. Anyway, they can have it. One domain is enough for me.

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Re: Free42 web site has moved

Post by Thomas Okken » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:09 pm

Germany, not South America. So close! :lol:

https://dsl.preisvergleich.de/info/3559 ... ungen-mbh/

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Re: Free42 web site has moved

Post by toml_12953 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:34 am

Thomas Okken wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:09 pm
Germany, not South America. So close! :lol:

https://dsl.preisvergleich.de/info/3559 ... ungen-mbh/
What's the difference? I met almost as many Germans in Brazil as in Berlin!
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Re: Free42 web site has moved

Post by Thomas Okken » Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:33 pm

I moved the web site back to thomasokken.com. I decided I liked my old hosting provider better, and that the change to .nl was causing too much confusion. My apologies for the inconvenience!

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Re: Free42 web site has moved

Post by HPMike » Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:01 pm

I hadn’t even noticed. I had a tab open in Chrome, and it automatically updated to the new URL when I refreshed it. So, no inconvenience at all. I also see you’ve recently updated Free42 to version 2.0.21. Time for another DM42 firmware update !
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