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Windows Live Spaces url forwarding still working

  1. It is a long time ago that I migrated my blog from Windows Live Spaces to WordPress.
  2. It appeared to me recently that the URL forwarding from the original web pages to WordPress which was part of the migration package that Microsoft offered, had stopped working – regrettably, since I still have old documents pointing to the original pages, and the cryptic URL naming scheme seems to make it difficult to find out where the original ULR pointed to.
  3. However, it seems that only some forwarding stopped working. If I reformat URL format 1 (which redirects to the WordPress homepage) to format 2, the forward still works:
      1. http://plagwitz1.spaces.live.com/default.aspx?_c01_BlogPart=blogentry&_c=BlogPart&handle=cns!4FA3329905D7E1CE!1248
      2. http://plagwitz1.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!4FA3329905D7E1CE!1248.entry
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