[sumo] ATTENTION! Important list administration announcement

Emmett Wayne emmett.wayne at us.army.mil
Wed Apr 4 01:56:14 EDT 2007


Joe,

I will sponsor June.  Just let me know where to send the money.

Emmett
Torideyama


-----Original Message-----
From: sumo-bounces at webtrek.com [mailto:sumo-bounces at webtrek.com] On Behalf
Of Jezz
Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2007 7:25 AM
To: Sumo Mailing List
Cc: joe.klemmer at gmail.com
Subject: Re: [sumo] ATTENTION! Important list administration announcement

Hi Joe,

Where is the paypal option so that we can help out with the cost?

(I think you may have let slip once or twice that you are not in the
same financial league as Bill Gates.)

I'd like to get in on the act first, and be the official sponsor for
the Sumo ML for the month of May 2007.  The rest of you would-be
sponsors will just have to get in line ;-)  Just point me to the
relevant paypal option  :-)

All the best, and many thanks for continuing to provide a fine service,

Jejima

On 04/04/07, Joe Klemmer <klemmerj at webtrek.com> wrote:
> ATTENTION!  ATTENTION!  ATTENTION!
>
> Synopsis:
> The list needs to be migrated to a different server.  There will be a
> short outage as the DNS change propagates.  The move will be targeted
> for well before Natsu.  Users will not have to do anything at all for
> this migration.
>
> Details:
> The current WebTrek server is being co-located as a friends site.  He
> has been letting me skate there for years for free.  But now he is
> moving his circuit around and can not carry me anymore.  After looking
> into all options I found the alternatives -
>
> 1) Move to a hosting company (cost about $20 a month)
> 2) Co-locate the server at another site (cost between $150 and $350 a
month)
> 3) Get a circuit into the house (cost approximately $800 a month)
>
> The option with the greatest flexibility and stability is the last one
> but obviously beyond means.  So a hosting company it is.
>
> They use the same software that we're already using so migration will
> be very simple.  The only thing that will have an impact is that the
> list will be unavailable during the time the name service propagation.
>  This will be anywhere between a few minutes to a few hours, (though,
> as Kofuji can attest, there's no predicting what will happen on the
> Internet).  There will also be ample warning announcements preceding
> the migration.
>
> If you have any questions or concerns please let me know.  And
> apologies for the pending inconvenience.
>
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