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[sysreq #7079] Re: missing archives, broken links, incorrect permissions...

From: Ian Jacobs via RT <sysreq@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2013 16:35:51 +0000
Message-ID: <rt-3.8.8-1956-1371659751-1490.7079-18-0@w3.org>
CC: kidehen@openlinksw.com, site-comments@w3.org

On Jun 19, 2013, at 11:33 AM, Ted Thibodeau Jr <tthibodeau@openlinksw.com> wrote:

> Hi --
> 
>   <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/>
> 
> points to an "archive of activity on this list when SIMILE 
> hosted it, prior to Spring 2008" which is supposed to be at --
> 
>   <http://simile.mit.edu/mailman/listinfo/linking-open-data>
> 
> That now delivers a 404.

Hi Ted,

You would need to contact mit.edu to ask them to maintain their published URIs.

In the meantime, I find on http://simile.mit.edu/:

 "Please visit http://simile-widgets.org for current information and software."

Does that help?

Ian

> 
> Further, going to the main SIMILE page --
> 
>   <http://simile.mit.edu/mail.html>
> 
> -- the "old archive" link now points to the same place as the
> "new messages" (i.e., current) list --
> 
>   <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/>
> 
> The loss appears to have happened between 2009 and 2011, 
> judging by the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine (which
> doesn't actually include the "old archive") --
> 
>   <http://web.archive.org/web/20090715000000*/http://simile.mit.edu/mailman/listinfo/linking-open-data>
> 
> The last snapshot that wasn't a 404 was March 28, 2009 --
> 
>   <http://web.archive.org/web/20090328130957/http://simile.mit.edu/mailman/listinfo/linking-open-data>
> 
> -- but this only leads to a dead end, a page full of links
> to other pages that weren't themselves scraped --
> 
>   <http://web.archive.org/web/20090423040903/http://simile.mit.edu/mail/SummarizeList?listId=14>
> 
> -- e.g., --
> 
>   <http://simile.mit.edu/mail/BrowseList?listName=Linking%20Open%20Data&by=date&from=2007-02-01&to=2007-02-28&first=1&count=101>
> 
> -- which live page is now also a 404 --
> 
>   <http://simile.mit.edu/mail/SummarizeList?listId=14>
> 
> 
> Can you please help me track down the elder archives?
> 
> 
> Relatedly, it seems that file permissions need fixing on
> the current list archives, as the web-based browser requires
> no login --
> 
>   <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/>
> 
> -- but the directory of mbox-format archives prompts for W3C
> credentials --
> 
>   <https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/mboxes/>
> 
> 
> Your assistance is appreciated.
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Ted
> 
> 
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