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Doc's blog in transition, day 2

Thursday, August 2, 2007 by Dave Winer.

A picture named augustusCaesar.gifOkay, we have Doc blogging new content over on his Harvard-hosted site, the next step is to move his first blog into its archival home, on the same server as my archived sites. That way his site and mine will last approximately the same amount of time. If my sites are preserved in some fashion, so will Doc's, and vice versa. There's strength in numbers. All in the name of future-safing our work. (We hope.) Permalink to this paragraph

So we're leaving his original blog in place for now. I asked Lawrence for a copy of his Manila site, which he graciously provided, and installed it on my server at this location: Permalink to this paragraph

http://doc-weblogs.com/  Permalink to this paragraph

Everything should work. Initially I thought because of comment spam that I'd have to make the site read-only, but I may not have to, because Doc was using the Manila discussion group for his community feature, and the spammers haven't bothered with that. So it may be possible to leave the DG open there. I'll try to keep an eye on it, at least for a few weeks.  Permalink to this paragraph

If you'd like to help, go poke around over there and see if you can find anything that's broken. This will eventually, maybe very soon, be the only online copy of the first eight years of Doc's life as a blogger. It's very important stuff, I'm sure you'll agree. Permalink to this paragraph

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