This Tutorial wasn't too hard, just a couple places I had to slow down and try again. I had no complete startovers.
Blender 2.49b does not like 64 bit Python 2.6.2. Install the 32 bit.
You'll need SL 3.0 viewer.
To do your first upload you have to do a little multiple choice IP quiz on the SL website.
Rigging the boots to the armature did not work when trying to wear them. In fact, boots may have to be uploaded separately, left and right. More on this another time.