[COMPLETE] Upgrade to OpenSim 0.8 (release)
The upgrade was performed successfully. All systems are working as normal, including groups, profiles and offline IMs (which used to be frequent casualties of upgrades in the past). BulletSim is now the default physics engine, replacing the Open Dynamics Engine used until OpenSim 0.7.x versions.
[INFO] Ocean Grid is four years old
Ocean Grid is now four years old! Hooray! :-D
The grid was created on 16 March 2010.
However, the grid's home region, Annwfn, is the oldest region now on the grid, created on 21 October 2010 at 11:26:24 am. Of the others in the group of four home regions, Gododdin was created just under half a minute later at 11:26:53 am, Celyddon was created under four minutes later at 11:30:08 am, and Aeron was probably originally created at almost the same time, though the present region was re-created over 77 days later on 6 January 2011 at 11:50:07 am.
[IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL USERS] Domain name change
will shortly be changing have changed over to the new domain name oceangrid.net so the preferred URL will be is now http://oceangrid.net when this is completed with immediate effect. The old URL http://oceangrid.servehttp.com will work for a time no longer works. You will need to update the details in the grid list of your viewer in order to continue to connect to the grid after this time.
In addition, the IRC/XMPP server
will also be has been moved to http://eigion.net and the old URL http://eigion.servehttp.com will work for a time no longer works. You will need to update the details that you use to connect to the server in your IRC or XMPP client programme in order to continue to use it after this time.
[Old URLs unavailable from 2014-05-24]
[COMPLETE] New web site
The web site has been migrated to the Joomla! content management system, which is more flexible and easier to manage.
Some small sections of PHP code have been migrated from the Wiredux platform, which appears to be essentially unmaintained, and are therefore available under the same licence as listed on their GForge site. All other content is unaffected.
[COMPLETE] Upgrade to OpenSim 0.7.6.1 (bug fixes)
The upgrade was performed successfully. All systems are working as normal, including groups, profiles and offline IMs (which are frequent casualties of upgrades).
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