Subject: FOLDOC
From: tvirostko -at- familydollar -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 09:17:02 -0400

From: Tom Murrell <trmurrell -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2002 04:52:07 -0700 (PDT):

On a related note, the first place *I* checked was FOLDOC, which I've always
to be a reliable source. However, the URI I have always used returned a 403,
Forbidden message! So, I googled FOLDOC and found that the first two hits on
list also returned 403s. I think it was the wombat mirror site that finally
responded. Anybody know what's up with FOLDOC? I've always found that a
resource for computer, internet, electronics terminology.

The URL in my Favorites also stopped working when I checked it this week. I
did a GOOGLE and had the same results as you. I did find this site and it had this to say:
2000-07-18 At last FOLDOC has its own domain name: Thanks to
Karl O. Pinc for arranging and sponsoring this on his own initiative and for
no personal gain - a True Hero of the Net. This name, ,
and now all point to the same server.
But, as you find out when you click any of these links, they don't work.

Anthony Virostko
IT Technical Writer
Family Dollar Stores, Inc.
Ext. 3479

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