[TUHS] CSTR 122 on CHEM?

Michael Kjörling michael at kjorling.se
Fri Aug 18 04:38:30 AEST 2017

On 17 Aug 2017 11:58 -0600, from arnold at skeeve.com:
>> http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://cm.bell-labs.com/cm/cs/cstr/122.ps.gz
> OK, so how do I actually get the file?  I seem to not be able to figure
> out how the Wayback machine works. :-(

Here's a quick way to get the _most recently archived_ version of a
URL from the Wayback Machine:

Take https://web.archive.org/web/99991232235959/

Append the URL of interest, including protocol.

That would be

Feed that to your web browser or other HTTP client.

It will redirect to the most recent version, which in this case
appears to be

Alternatively, you need Javascript enabled to see on which dates they
archived the URL in question (that'd be the '*' variant, except I
access the Wayback Machine over HTTPS), then hover over a colored date
to see the list of snapshots on that date, then click the time link to
go to that version of the URL.

They used to have until recently a UI that didn't require executing
client-side Javascript... I suppose that's called progress.

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