Thursday, June 2, 2011

Parsing the new blog addresses

Apparently the shift in blog providers re-worked the directory structure in a way that will break past links. I'll try to get a custom 404 page set up, but until I do links of the form

should become

I'm sorry for the inconvenience.

Update: Apparently it's a little more complicated than that. Blogger helpfully appended the day of the month at the end of each filename, too. We've got a redirect in place though: links to posts in the old blog will now send you to the appropriate monthly archive page.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Administrivia: A new place, new look, a new RSS feed?

For those of you actively subscribed to this blog, please note that we've switched blog software and gone to a new address for it: As a side effect of the move and/or new software, we may have broken any RSS feed you had, in which case you will need to resubscribe using the new address.

The good news is the software is easier to use to post, faster for both posting and reading, and less maintenance for the ace IT staff at Thin Film Manufacturing (that's me) as well.

(Not that it will be perfect, for example the service we are now using had a major outage in early May. But we won't personally have to fix any issues.)

As always, report any problems accessing the blog to Katherine, or to me at