Attention all Friends of Sheer who use me for name service or web hosting

As part of the move, many server addresses have changed or are changing. If you use me for web hosting, name service, email, or some other network-related service that you have partial control over (i.e. you own your own DNS), please contact me so we can do this change with a minimum of disruption (none, I hope). I already have a colocated server providing name service so it should be possible for you to have a seamless transition.

HOWEVER – I would like to request that those of you who are using me for name service and only have a couple of A records consider finding a cheap or free name service provider to use instead of me. As you all have noticed, I move networks a lot, and the administrative headache involved in getting in touch with all of you every time I renumber is beginning to get on my nerves. I love you all, but you’d be better off this way too 😉 I’m happy to continue hosting your web sites (and assume you’re bright enough to either use CNAMEs or update your IPs accordingly whenever I move).

By the way, if any of you are already doing this and suddenly can’t see your qm-hosted site, please note that qm’s address has changed. the new address is (which you will see if you ping or



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