Question on appleii-box

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Question on appleii-box

Hi,

 

since you are hosting a mirror of the former site appleii-box.de I'd like to know who the original creator of this site was. I would like to get in contact with her/him.

Do you have any contact info?

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He used the name SirSpeedy,

He used the name SirSpeedy, and from what I hear he is unfortunately no longer among the living.

 

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Harro Walsh, know here as

Harro Walsh, know here as speedyG.

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Tom Owad wrote:Harro Walsh,
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Harro Walsh, know here as speedyG.

 

You're correct of course...  I had his nickname wrong.

 

It is a real loss that he's not around anymore.  He's missed.

 

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That is really sad to hear.

That is really sad to hear.

 

The reason why I asked was, I'd thought about reviving the site at its original domain and continue the work, since it was always a good source of information for me and the most archives on the net (including the one here) have broken links in it.

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Did you purchase it? I've

Did you purchase it? I've been checking the domain periodically for that reason, but hadn't seen it become available.
 

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Yes, I registered it a few

Yes, I registered it a few days ago.

In the meantime there was some kind of affiliate news site reachable under that domain but as I saw iz availible I thought I register it before it's gone again ;)

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I think it would be a great

I think it would be a great tribute to SpeedyG for his site to be reincarnated at it's proper location.

 

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softwarejanitor wrote:I think
softwarejanitor wrote:

I think it would be a great tribute to SpeedyG for his site to be reincarnated at it's proper location.

 

It is interesting to know the history behind this forum, thanks.

And I would like to see the applefritter email notifications sent by schnitz.com to forum members to come from a "trusted" domain.  GMail now gives warnings on these emails not being encrypted.

 

 

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I concur! 

I would agree that a tribute site to Speedy would be great!  He was such a fixture here on the Fritter for years! 

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