[Adium-devl] Killing the X
chris at growl.info
Mon May 4 12:21:03 UTC 2009
Adium.org is either owned by myself or Evan. It may be beneficial to
use this as well in the case of restrictive proxies
On May 3, 2009, at 6:14 PM, Eric Richie <eric at adiumx.com> wrote:
> On May 3, 2009, at 7:10 PM, Zachary West wrote:
>> So, adium.im expired so I grabbed it... just in case, right?
>> This leads me to wonder: should we join our aviary brethren on
>> the .im ccTLD?
>> We've, as of lately for sure, removed the X from everything we can
>> see. The domain name doesn't all-that-much make sense anymore, and
>> certainly confuses users. I see "adium.com" a lot with reference to
>> us, I'm guessing these users google for "adium" when adium.com
>> "investment in Florida!" at them.
>> There's no technical reasons against it (SSL certificate Evan's
>> is multi-domain; we can just grab a second one), and we can forward
>> all *.adiumx.com/* to *.adium.im/* with a permanent redirect to
>> preserve our rankings, and to reduce confusion to a minimum about
>> older links. Server names and reverse-DNS can be updated ridiculously
>> easily. Email will alias over correctly, since adiumx.com would be
>> parked on top of adium.im. People would just have to update
>> Any strong opinions out there?
> Killing the "X"s is my mission in life... So I am definitely in
> favor. Can anyone make a compelling case for why we shouldn't
> redirect and start using .im?
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