[RC5] Team ID renumbering

Jim C. Nasby decibel at distributed.net
Tue Nov 4 19:09:21 EST 2003


On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 04:58:45PM -0600, David McNett wrote:
> On 04-Nov-2003, Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> > In a nutshell, I want to renumber all the teams with really high IDs. If
> > I don't see any comments about it, I'll probably do it tonight or
> > tommorow, so speak now or forever hold your peace. }:8)
> 
> bikeshed!  bikeshed!
> 
> This will break everyone's URLs, right?  While it's not a terrible 
> inconvenience, if we do decide to do it we should warn users first 
> (at a minimum) and provide redirects for a while (ideally).  There
> are surely zillions of team pages with hrefs which rely on the 
> current team numbers.

Fine with me, though someone else will have to code up the redirect.

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