There are two sections of this site that I stopped maintaining years ago: Security Updates and Tech Messages. None of the pages have ever been that popular and they were really only useful if you were following the site in near real-time. Since no one does that and most folks get their security updates some other way, I discontinued that.
To put into perspective the relative disuse these posts received, note that the top page on the site received a bit over 7% of the site's traffic last month. All of the aforementioned categories combined received 0.11% of the total. Obviously, I don't think anyone is going to be too upset to see these old, outdated posts disappear.
For the curious, I'm doing this with two
RedirectMatch 301 ^/tech-messages/.*/$ http://slaptijack.com/uncategorized/outdated-updates-have-been-removed.html RedirectMatch 301 ^/security-updates/.*/$ http://slaptijack.com/uncategorized/outdated-updates-have-been-removed.html
I've got to tell you, the apacheconf lexer looks pretty darn boring here.