[TUHS] DMR's page offline...

Angus Robinson angus at fairhaven.za.net
Wed May 27 19:14:02 AEST 2009


(Sorry this was supposed to go out on my fairhaven account not my work email. 
I do apologies if it comes through twice, still learning kmail!!)
Just out of curiosity, why not host some of the stuff on the tuhs website ? (i 
could be wrong and their might be some copy write stuff but if  dmr wont 
mind ?

On Wednesday 27 May 2009 05:25, Seth Morabito wrote:
> On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 7:33 PM, Jason Stevens <neozeed at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't know if it's worth mentioning...
> >
> > but it looks like Dennis Ritchie's page is down....
> >
> > http://www.cs.bell-labs.com/who/dmr/
> >
> > At least there is the wayback machine
> > http://web.archive.org/web/20070930200555/http://www.cs.bell-labs.com/who
> >/dmr/
> Sadly, the Wayback Machine is now not serving up the page either:
> "We're sorry, access to http://www.cs.bell-labs.com/who/dmr/  has been
> blocked by the site owner via robots.txt."
> Indeed, the host's robots.txt file has this entry in it toward the bottom:
> User-agent: *
> Disallow: /
> so I assume that the site has been re-scraped since coming back up,
> and is now no longer made available by the Internet Archive, according
> to their stated policy on robots.txt exclusions.
> Just an oversight, I'm sure, but it shows off the fragility of
> information on the web.  You cannot trust the Internet Archive to make
> information publicly available forever.
> -Seth
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