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Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:36:54 +0100
From: Laurent Bercot <>
Subject: Re: New domain!

On 17/04/2014 05:18, Rich Felker wrote:

> I agree, but that takes a little bit of work transitioning links and
> getting search engines to recognize the move, and it's been a long
> time since I've done such a move so I have to figure out how it works
> again.

  Transitioning links is a perl one-liner, and putting in a redirection
should also be a one-liner in the web server configuration.

> So I'm leaning towards an approach that uses them in conjunction with
> being the musl site and being something that's
> not misrepresented as fully independent of musl, but that's also more
> general.

  That sounds like the best way to go about it.

> For the revamp though I think it would be nice to put some more effort
> into reducing bias in the choice of what to compare. I'm not sure if
> it would make sense to ask glibc and/or uclibc to suggest additions
> but that would at least be one thought for how to do it.

  It would at least make sense to ask. If only to read the hilarious
subsequent bikeshedding discussion on the glibc mailing-list. :)

> Another one to add: why C is important and has not just modern
> relevance but has concrete positive aspects that other languages fail
> to duplicate that makes it basically the only language for systems
> programming, etc.

  I can help with that.

> You're the second to request this. It depends on some mail server
> setup and thinking through which systems should be responsible for
> having mail going thru them, but it's something I hope to add before
> too long.

  I wasn't thinking about mail hosting, but only about mail aliases.
I can help with that too (definitely aliases, and even hosting to some


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