Of all those CSV repositories, geocities sites and yahoo groups are any indicator,
it's going to be up to people to put the past onto plastic and get it out there.
If anything right now the utzoo archives along with people posting source and patches to
Not to mention all those shovel ware CD-ROMs from the 90s that ironically preserved so
much early free software and other gems of the pre Linux/NT world.
Github will eventually be shuttered like anything else and all that will remain is dead
links.. It really needs to be distributed by nature, but then you have people using
Github as cloud storage of all things.
I don't think the CSRG CD's were hot sellers, and I couldn't imagine
getting utzoo or TUHS pressed... Although maybe it's something to look at.
It might be interesting. From: TUHS <tuhs-bounces(a)minnie.tuhs.org> on behalf of Lars
Sent: Friday, January 17, 2020, 2:47 p.m.
To: Warren Toomey
Subject: Re: [TUHS] History of TUHS
Warren Toomey wrote:
Heh, I hadn't thought that TUHS itself should now
I often imagine future historians 100 years from now pouring over
mailing list archives and bitrotted GitHub repositories, including those
that contain historical research. Metahistory maybe?
Hello people in the future! How's the singularity treating you?
Sorry about the climate.