I think they have a separate section for data archvies
Wed Jan 12, 2022 12:17am
like programs and stuff. I remember seeing HackSoft's Space Psycho (QB game from the 90s) was actually archived there under it's own spot instead of a link from a website.
That said, someone has to manually archive those things unlike the web crawler.
Honestly, it's absolutely amazing archive.org has what it does and at the availability that it does. The fact that I can possibly pull up some random web site from 1998 and it may be there with some pages intact is amazing.
And it still archives the new stuff too!
Hopefully someone is archiving archive.org in the off chance we lose it forever and it becomes the burning of the library of Alexandra II (maybe that's a bit too dramatic haha).
The archived version of this message boards had a link to your old message boards which luckily enough was updated a few times with your site link. I also used the old php forums for links too to look up in the archive.
Archive.org: Let's download the Internet
Erik: Let's copy the download of the Internet
I agree--we need to preserve some of this stuff as long as possible. Many good sites and programs have been lost because the guy who created it lost interest or lost in other ways (death, jail, taxes, you nam... more