End of free DynDNS = end of valence.webhop.net

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End of free DynDNS = end of valence.webhop.net

Post by wmcbrine » Wed Apr 16, 2014 12:57 pm

Hi all,

As you probably know, DynDNS is ending its free service. It's not worth it to me to pay $25 a year to keep my http://valence.webhop.net/ redirector (nor http://wmcbrine.webhop.net/ ) alive, so those links will be going away whenever Dyn shuts them down, probably early next month. BUT, I'm not taking my Searchlight stuff offline -- you'll just have to use the new URL: http://wmcbrine.com/sl/ . I actually own this domain, and intend to hold on to it for the foreseeable future. :)

I still get occasional hits via the webhop link, so I thought I should let people know. If you have links to it, please update them to use the new URL.

-- William McBrine

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Re: End of free DynDNS = end of valence.webhop.net

Post by wmcbrine » Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:58 pm

Like, specifically, the one here: http://slbbs.com/contributors.html

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Re: End of free DynDNS = end of valence.webhop.net

Post by DeadMeat » Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:27 am

wmcbrine wrote:Like, specifically, the one here: http://slbbs.com/contributors.html
In the next few days, I will update the site with your newer URL.

Thanks for the 2 decades of support for SLBBS.

Daryl

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Re: End of free DynDNS = end of valence.webhop.net

Post by wmcbrine » Mon Apr 28, 2014 1:37 pm

I've posted new versions of my archives containing the new addresses at my site ( http://wmcbrine.com/sl/ ). There are no actual code changes at this time. But to anyone distributing older versions, please consider replacing them with these.

In editing the docs, I was surprised to realize that valence.webhop.net has existed for at least nine years. And I was dismayed to see that the addresses in the Valence archive pre-dated it. :) (An old email address is also hard-wired into valence.exe, and at the moment, I can't change that. So, there may be another release coming to correct that... although it's been wrong for a long time already.)

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