Monday, August 15, 2011

DNS for Version 99 is off-line

To alleviate some pain with using the commons-logging framework, I created version 99. It was hosted at the hostname courtesy of Unfortunately, due to lack of traffic I had to affirm usage of the the hostname once per month. Though this was slightly annoying, a complete pain is that I missed the last deadline, and that recreation is out as dashes in hostnames are no longer allowed.

As of 2011-08-15 16:11:00 GMT no-ip did credit to its name; no ip for

As 1) the current situation is disruptive for any version-99 user anyway, 2) there is a better workaround using the provided scope, I decided to not put back version 99 online under another hostname.

If you really need to use version 99 for some more time, just add an entry to your /etc/hosts file:

As promised, I'll keep version 99 for 5 years, that is until October 2012. Please check back here for IP address changes.

Update 2011-12-19: I just found an alternative with almost the same name: It is a static maven repository with a limited number of version 99 jars.