[Coco] CoCo Forums blogified

Paul Fitch pfitchjr at bellsouth.net
Fri Sep 11 19:45:41 EDT 2009

Roger, my login on the old site is still good, but not on the new site.  Do
I need to re-register?  Then, once I'm in, I'll see about sending you some
ZIP files with the message logs I have. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com 
> [mailto:coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com] On Behalf Of Roger Taylor
> Sent: Thursday, September 10, 2009 11:26 PM
> To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts
> Subject: [Coco] CoCo Forums blogified
> Hear Ye Hear Ye,
> The 2004-2007 CoCo Forums have been..... REBORN 
> www.coco3.com/community/archives
> Give Lothan a huge round of applause for cranking out the 
> conversion tool and turning the 2004-2007 CoCo Forums into a 
> WordPress import file.  You can clearly see that 3 years of 
> posts and comments are fully recovered and now exist in the 
> article system.
> Some old nicknames were automatically mapped to the same user 
> if he was signed up at the new site, and I forced some 
> authors to map to their new nicknames, so some of you will 
> see your old posts are RECLAIMED under your new account.  
> Comments/replies that fall under a given topic/post will soon 
> be assigned to their rightful poster, but give me time with this.
> About the 2007-2009 CoCo Forums (still online):
> If Steve Bjork and the handful of hacker-attempt victims are reading:
> I see 60+ posts for Steve Bjork (6809er) hidden in the SQL 
> database.  Nothing is lost.
> Steve gave me a certain amount of time to come up with a 
> solution.  I had no solution until days ago.  I'm a very busy 
> man but when I saw that he "left", it prompted me to stop 
> everything for a few days and focus on not only fixing the 
> forum problem but moving even further ahead by gathering up 
> every Bjork post known to exist on the web, as well as Yours 
> and Mine...  oh what fun this will be to keep peace in the 
> community by bringing us all back together in a way nobody 
> has tried before.
> I need to rely on other coders and volunteers to make some of 
> this happen due to the overwhelming amount of posts at hand.  
> I should be good with most of the text-based content but any 
> SQL data is hard for me to process at this time.
> Whoever else had their stuff vanish can send me a quick 
> request and I'll do a search for your nickname to see about 
> how many posts still exist but hidden, just for peace of mind 
> so you can sleep better knowing that these posts are coming back....
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