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Re: .YU domain transition

Platonides
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Nikola Smolenski wrote:

> I would like to draw Wikimedians' attention to the problem of expiring .yu top
> level domain.
>
> As is known, .yu top level domain ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.yu ) is
> being replaced with .rs and .me TLDs. This means that all web pages under .yu
> domain will stop working, including all 46102 that are linked from various
> Wikimedia projects: some will stop as soon as March, while all will stop in
> October. This further means that readers of Wikimedia projects will not be
> able to access information that is now available to them, either if a domain
> is used as an external link or if it is used as an article reference.
> Especially the latter is very important since, with massive link loss, a
> large number of references could no longer be evaluated by the readers and
> editors.
>
> To solve this problem, I have made a statistics of .yu domain use on Wikimedia
> projects ( http://toolserver.org/~nikola/yustats.tar.bz2 ) and, with its
> help, replaced at least the most common links on Serbian Wikipedia with their
> appropriate equivalents.
>
> However, given that I am not able to do the same on other projects, I would
> like to attract attention of people who are willing to help and can do
> necessary botwork to fix as many soon-to-be broken links as possible. Please
> reply if you can help in any way or have any other advice. If you are a bot
> operator, you can do it easily with the standard pywikipediabot. Here is a
> sample command I used:
>
> python
> replace.py -weblink:webrzs.statserb.sr.gov.yu "webrzs.statserb.sr.gov.yu" "webrzs.stat.gov.rs"
>
> ==The domains==
> This is a list of domains that are already search/replaced on Serbian
> Wikipedia. This list includes most of the most common domains and covered
> perhaps a quarter of all links (even while not counting
> webrzs.statserb.sr.gov.yu that was included via a few templates).
>
> {|
> !From!To
> |-
> ||webrzs.statserb.sr.gov.yu||webrzs.stat.gov.rs
> |-
> ||www.rastko.org.yu||www.rastko.org.rs
> |-
> ||www.reprezentacija.co.yu||www.reprezentacija.rs
> |-
> ||www.blic.co.yu||www.blic.co.rs
> |-
> ||www.beograd.org.yu||www.beograd.org.rs
> |-
> ||arhiva.glas-javnosti.co.yu||arhiva.glas-javnosti.rs
> |-
> ||www.srpsko-nasledje.co.yu||www.srpsko-nasledje.co.rs
> |-
> ||www.dnevnik.co.yu||www.dnevnik.rs
> |-
> ||www.srbija.sr.gov.yu||www.srbija.gov.rs
> |-
> ||www.kurir-info.co.yu/Arhiva||arhiva.kurir-info.rs/Arhiva
> |-
> ||www.kurir-info.co.yu/arhiva||arhiva.kurir-info.rs/arhiva
> |-
> ||www.kurir-info.co.yu||www.kurir-info.rs
> |-
> ||arhiva.kurir-info.co.yu||arhiva.kurir-info.rs
> |-
> ||www.prvaliga.co.yu||www.prvaliga.rs
> |-
> ||www.mitropolija.cg.yu||www.mitropolija.me
> |-
> ||www.spc.yu/sr||www.spc.rs/sr
> |-
> ||www.sk.co.yu||www.sk.co.rs
> |-
> ||www.ekoforum.org.yu||www.ekoforum.org
> |-
> ||www.svevlad.org.yu||www.svevlad.org.rs
> |-
> ||www.posta.co.yu||www.posta.rs
> |-
> ||www.glas-javnosti.co.yu||www.glas-javnosti.rs
> |-
> ||www.fscg.cg.yu||www.fscg.co.me
> |-
> ||ww1.rts.co.yu/euro||ww1.rts.co.rs/euro
> |}

Some more equivalences:

www.budva.cg.yu www.budva.rs
spc.org.yu www.spc.rs
www.oks.org.yu www.oks.org.rs
www.kikinda.org.yu www.kikinda.rs
www.ds.org.yu www.ds.org.rs
www.nbs.yu www.nbs.rs
www.serbia.sr.gov.yu www.srbija.gov.rs
eunet.yu eunet.rs
www.zastava-arms.co.yu www.zastava-arms.co.rs
www.airportnis.co.yu www.airportnis.rs
www.danas.co.yu www.danas.rs [Archive links don't seem to work]



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