[sumo] ATTENTION! Important list administration announcement

Takanomizu takanomizu at mchsi.com
Thu Apr 5 00:05:00 EDT 2007


I'm in for a month. (Or however you decide to split it.)

Irene


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Earle Jones" <earle.jones at comcast.net>
To: "Sumo Mailing List" <sumo at webtrek.com>
Cc: <joe.klemmer at gmail.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2007 10:11 PM
Subject: Re: [sumo] ATTENTION! Important list administration announcement


> Joe:  Please let us all know how we can help to offset your costs.  I  
> would be happy to pitch in a few dollars, a few yen, or whatever you  
> need.
> 
> Please let us know!
> 
> Many thanks for your fine work.
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Yosakoiboi --
> 
> (Earle Jones -- frequenter of the Yosakoi bar/restaurant in Yurakucho  
> -- three stories above yakitori-dori.)
> 
> On Apr 3, 2007, at 9:25 PM, Jezz wrote:
> 
>> 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.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Exit light; enter night.
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