[rfc-i] Can the web be archived?

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Jan 21 00:10:52 PST 2015


On 2015-01-21 04:51, Ole Jacobsen wrote:
>
> Speaking from very recent experience: I just published an article
> which in the reference section had entries of the form:
>
> "The ZigBee protocol specs can be found at http://...."
>
> That all turned out to be wrong, the website had been reorganized and
> I had to dig around to find the new links.
>
> What WOULD have been useful, and often IS useful is the full document
> title. "The Private Life of the Rabbit: An Account of the Life History
> and Social Behavior of the Wild Rabbit" long since out of print, can
> be found if you have its title and a search engine.
>
> Relying on a search engine may of course be just as unreliable as
> relying on a link, so I don't know what the ultimate answer is.
>
> Ole

Having both?

Best regards, Julian


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