The precarious state of classic software and hardware preservation
a.carlini at ntlworld.com
Sat Nov 20 04:22:19 CST 2021
On Fri, Nov 19, 2021 at 8:34 PM Steve Malikoff via cctalk
>> Michael asked
>>> What are we, as a community, to do to fix this and make sure that our
>>> history stays peserved and isn't one bad day away from vanishing.
>> Whenever some new vintage computing page appears I go to archive.org and
>> submit the
>> URL to them for the wayback machine. Often they've crawled it already, but
>> not always
>> so I think it does help.
One of the DtCyber pages was archived, but when you drill down to the
sources, those pages are not there.
So you have to watch out for missing bits when you archive a website.
antonio at acarlini.com
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