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RE: Link rot in Supreme Court decisions

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2013 21:35:15 -0700
To: "ashok.malhotra@oracle.com" <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>
CC: Herbert Van de Sompel <hvdsomp@gmail.com>, Karl Dubost <karl@la-grange.net>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C68CB012D9182D408CED7B884F441D4D34820FCE29@nambxv01a.corp.adobe.com>
to solve "link rot" you have to solve "storage rot":

having a reliable archive for insuring permanent access to referenced material is both
* necessary: without access to some representation of the material, the persistent pointer is useless
* sufficient: any permanent way of accessing material must of necessity have an index system for identifying the material preserved.
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