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Re: Upgrading the news URL
- To: xanadu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Upgrading the news URL
- From: Dan Fabulich <dfab@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 02 Apr 1997 12:45:29 -0800
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Andrew Pam wrote:
> Interesting - I knew that DejaNews had a significant archive of Usenet,
> but I was not aware until now that they had committed to archiving all
> of Usenet indefinitely.
Er, they don't, and can't be expected to. They have a gigantic chunk
of Usenet, but I know for a fact that some articles I've written in the
past year aren't on DejaNews.
> Well, I have already done that part, but I think we need more than just
> the transclusion syntax! For one thing, DejaNews represents a potential
> single point of failure.
Yes, that was the other problem. I mean, DejaNews could keep backups
and mirrors, but I wouldn't want the whole system to be backed up by one
-Give me ambiguity or give me something else-