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Dan

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Hopefully, not too long from now. I'm thinking about allowing hotlinking for the first half of the month, and then shutting it off for the rest of the month, at least until I can find a funding source for the site. In the meantime, you can use a kludge; provide an HTTP link using vB tags to the image location, instea...roup ... I may have to do some cyber-begging.
 

green lizard

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Dan said:
I'd like to get a grant of some sort from the APA, but they've never supported Cyburbia. Maybe some other planning-related group ... I may have to do some cyber-begging.

So you are the worker bee behind this cyber age
public square.

My hats off to you, and thanks for the effort you put out.

I thought this was supported through a college?

What kind of funding are you talking?
 

Dan

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Thanks for the kudos! I'll give a lot of credit to the forum mods, too.

The site was started when I was agrad student at SUNY Buffalo back in 1994. It was hosted on their server up until a few years ago. There were quite a few things that I wanted to do with the site that I couldn't, because of security issues. I also couldn't have cyburbia.org directly hosted there; instead, the address just pointed to UB.

UB offers moral support, and occasionally invites me back to Buffalo speak to the planning grad students. However, they don't fund the site.

What sort of funding? A grant from some organization, or banner ads from an architecture or planning firm or organization. Something that'll pay for bandwidth, maybe enough for a dedicated server (where I won't have to worry about bandwidth), and I can get rid of the animated Amazon ads.
 
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