g1smd - 10:41 pm on Jul 29, 2012 (gmt 0)
Imagine you redirect old site index.html to new site index .html and then redirect new site index.html to new site root, that is an unwanted multiple-step redirection chain.
Redirect index.html on old site to new site root and index.html on new site to new site root, where "site root" is
www.example.com/ with a trailing slash.
Fix issues as you redirect, always in a single step.