[rescue] Digital load

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Tue Aug 10 20:13:52 CDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 08:30:39PM -0400, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> > http://h18002.www1.hp.com/alphaserver/archive/4100/
> It occurs to me that we should be mirroring things like this, because I
> think one day it will just vanish.
> I had a large mirror of things like that, and unfortunately it is one of
> the few bits of data that I've ever lost.  I'm slowly picking up things
> I worry about losing in the future.
> The trick is organizing a project like this to enlist the help of
> others, and to avoid excessive redundancy.

I'm not too concerned about excessive redundancy.  

I've been hand mirroring some things, but keep wishing for there to be a
better way.  I think that learning more about wget would help, but I
also am interested in ways to organize and index it, including PDFs and
PS files (as much as possible, assuming that they don't just use bitmap
images of the pages like some older MIT documents do).

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