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Re: SF BAKA's new web pages <www.sfbaka.net>
just thought you might like to check my web site which is still
being constructed for me and notice the fish along the right. side.
This is not the official site, it is being worked on and will move
to thefishwizards.com my attempt to join the digital world with the help
of others . I just do pictures and fish.........
that's enough for me........
At 01:56 PM 12/3/01 -0800, you wrote:
>For those tired of looking for updates, it has finally happened. BAKA has a
>new web site, still a bit under construction, but we hope serviceable, for
>Our new URL is www.sfbaka.net. You can go direct, by putting that in your
>browser's address line, or use the old links from killi.net/baka and/or the
>AKA Affiliates pages. Your old bookmark should work, for now, but I suggest
>you replace it with the one above, soon. [That will leave Richard some freedom
>to clean up his hard drives without breaking all your links to BAKA.]
>Need I say how much I appreciate the hosting he has done for us over the
>years? Thanks, Richard Sexton.
>We took Barry Cooper's advice, and bought our own domain registration. It is
>being hosted on a very high speed server at ImHosted.com, where we managed a
>fabulous deal on space and traffic. We even have nearly unlimited e-mail addys
>and sub-domains. The network problems that sank the dot-coms (@home.com only
>being one of them) made space on the Internet very available. It's a great
>time to shop for bargains.
>We don't worry about the DNS (domain name server) going away, too much (its
>big), but I can quickly repoint the domain name to a new server if needed, so
>we won't be down long. That's much more portable than a sub-domain that breaks
>all the links from all other pages when it goes away.
>It has been a big job getting a new site together. It took the coordination of
>a lot of folks. The regular officers of BAKA have been assisted by Doug
>Habersaat who will be developing an on-line version of our newsletter, and Sue
>Bunte who has the WCW XI stuff up earlier and more complete than ever, before.
>Thanks to them as well as Tim, Royal, Bill and whomever I forgot.
>We want the site to be pleasant to read and easy to navigate. If you have any
>problems with it, I'll appreciate your direct feedback to me. I should get the
>gripes, but, if you like it, tell the folks who put it together, here on the
>Articles and pictures are slow to go on the site, as I'm being a bit fanatical
>about copyright permissions. If you see too much of my stuff, early, it is
>because I'm easier (quicker, too) to get permission from. :-)
>It will be hard to top the one from Monte Lehman, already being used in our
>masthead. It's one of the more lovely shots of an AUS orange we have seen.
>Pity I had to make it small so the pages load quickly.
>[Anyone with a really good *J. floridae* pic we can use or link to? Natl.
>Geographic quality would be OK. :-)]
>Go to sfbaka.net (most browsers don't need the "http://www...." stuff). Browse
>around and enjoy it.
>SF BAKA Web Tyrant
>PS. Why sfbaka and not baka? Bay Area, alone, is ambiguous. Chesapeake? Tampa?
>Hudson's? Tying it to San Francisco describes our location, better.
>Besides. BAKA was already taken for a pygmy-tribe help page among others. :-)
>In addition. BAKA, alone, has an unflattering meaning in Japanese. ;-)
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