[vcf-midatlantic] VC Forum joining VC Federation

Alan Hightower alan at alanlee.org
Mon Dec 14 18:48:54 EST 2015


On 2015-12-14 10:50, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic wrote: 

> On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 9:36 AM, Alan Hightower via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> But why type in a different URL? Or break the existing ba-zilion links
>> that already exist on the Internet?
>> -Alan
> I was thinking the same thing. Erik - that'd be crazy to change the
> domain, but the solution is simple, keep both domains pointing to the same
> place.
> If you guys have any issues let me know privately and I will set up the DNS
> as I have access with the other project work we're doing. Without getting
> into the specific details here I have done this many many times both with a
> provider DNS or a manually-edited DNS.

Just for completeness in response, you also have to make the http server
aware if you are hosting on a machine with other virtual domains. URLs
possibly need to be re-written if the web-server or forum back-end might
choke on a different server name. 


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