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Old 19 February 2015, 21:01   #61
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Hi people ! , any news ???



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Old 19 February 2015, 21:30   #62
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Patience....
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Old 20 February 2015, 04:03   #63
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Patience....
Does this mean EAB administrators are actually on the issue?
I wouldn't mind at least an acknowledgment of the problem.
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Old 05 March 2015, 00:56   #64
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I doubt this is going to be resolved and I can explain what likely happened (as I work for a domain registrar and hosting company):

Someone forgot to renew the domain. This can cause more than a few problems (ignoring that the site would go down) because when a domain expires, it goes into something called a "Redemption Period". This is a time where it's still registered to you, but doesn't work anymore. The major issue with this is that getting a domain back out of Redemption normally costs a lot of money (somewhere between £80 and £200 depending on the registrar) and then the renewal cost on top of that.

If you don't pay for the Redemption clearance then you have to wait out this period until the domain expires entirely and goes back on the open market. At this point, if the domain is popular, it'll immediately get snapped up by any of those nasty "domain squatters" who basically try and extort the domain back to you for at least £2000 or more (depending on how popular the domain was). If you're a business then you'd take them to court at this point or get a WIPO issued, but that's beyond what I'd expect the BTTR guys to go through as it's costly and potentially requires lawyers.


TL;DR: Domain expired, it'll cost lots of money to get it back. Chances are that won't happen so getting used to back2roots.abime.net is recommended.
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Old 05 April 2015, 22:22   #65
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Another month passing by...

Any news?
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Old 05 April 2015, 22:41   #66
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I'm pretty sure there will be no news. The URL is http://back2roots.abime.net/News/ and the old domain is lost. That's pretty much it.
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Old 05 April 2015, 22:56   #67
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I'm pretty sure there will be no news. The URL is http://back2roots.abime.net/News/ and the old domain is lost. That's pretty much it.
The copy on back2roots.abime is not working though, as discussed earlier. Try to download anything, you'll end up with a blank page saying "broken transfer" or something like that.

In this state, the site isn't very useful.
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Old 05 April 2015, 23:14   #68
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Ah my mistake, I thought it was working. Yeah, bit useless right now then.
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Old 29 October 2015, 01:28   #69
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Does anyone have any further info on BTTR ?

Noticed that http://back2roots.abime.net/ used to work but now that is dead too.
 
Old 09 November 2015, 03:23   #70
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Is there an ftp for downloading the bttr demos anywhere?
 
Old 09 November 2015, 09:15   #71
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Do not know if this will help but this is the best site I know for all things Amiga software, below is a link to the Demo section.

https://www.planetemu.net/roms/commodore-amiga-demos-3
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Old 22 May 2016, 15:05   #72
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This might help.

https://web.archive.org/web/20140209...ack2roots.org/

This is as far as it goes before the domian expired..

https://web.archive.org/web/20140213...ack2roots.org/

This is the best one I can get..

https://web.archive.org/web/20130327...ack2roots.org/

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Not sure what this is other than some strange archive site because lots of things I clicked on went nowhere
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Old 22 May 2016, 16:21   #74
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This might help.
Unfortunately not. It's been mentioned before. Lots of the pages aren't indexed and none of the actual content will be available.
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Old 23 May 2016, 19:23   #75
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Maintainer is no more reachable.
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Old 26 May 2016, 13:44   #76
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Does anyone have any further info on BTTR ?

Noticed that http://back2roots.abime.net/ used to work but now that is dead too.
I only setup a subdomain who target the IP address of BTTR server.
If it's no more working, we can think the BTTR server is now unplugged from the internet
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I only setup a subdomain who target the IP address of BTTR server.
If it's no more working, we can think the BTTR server is now unplugged from the internet
Sad sad sad, another part of the Amiga history disappears
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Old 26 May 2016, 18:37   #78
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i was wondering, is there a mirror of the site stashed somewhere? and if so, what's the size of the entire repo?
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Old 27 May 2016, 05:20   #79
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I don't know of any mirror. You may be able to gain access through archive.org but will have the same problem of dead links.
One option is to contact the University in Norway where it was hosted, just may be a slight chance that it's still hosted on their servers and they would pass it on.
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Old 22 June 2016, 11:42   #80
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Maintainer is no more reachable.
Original founder (Bobic) might be though. According to his stats he still visits here regularly...
I was delighted more than a year and a half ago to read his statement in this very thread and truly believed him and had hope that me might see BTTR back online some future day (especially including the sorely missed FTP contents!). Well, he seemed to still sincerely care about it and be motivated to bring it back somehow.

One should try and contact him about it, just to check how things are today from his perspective (I might do so myself if nobody beats me to it).
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