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RE: www-talk archives: 1992-1995?

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 12:59:14 -0800
To: Marc Weber <marc@webhistory.org>, Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>, Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>, "www-talk@w3.org" <www-talk@w3.org>, "public-webhistory@w3.org" <public-webhistory@w3.org>, Kevin Hughes <kev@kevcom.com>, "J.F. Groff" <jfgroff@gmail.com>
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I have some 1992 discussions of URLs, UDIs, and various other things to ietf-udi@merit.edu and wais-talk@think.com and various other mailing lists, I'm trying to sort out. Sent a few to Ed Summers.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marc Weber [mailto:marc@webhistory.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 12:25 PM
> To: Gerald Oskoboiny; Ed Summers; www-talk@w3.org; public-
> webhistory@w3.org; Kevin Hughes; J.F. Groff
> Subject: Re: www-talk archives: 1992-1995?
> 
> The same directory (http://1997.webhistory.org/www.lists/) also has www-vrml
> and some short runs of a couple of other miscellaneous lists.
> My Web history colleague Kevin Hughes has preserved these on webhistory.org
> since late '96 or early '97, and the plan is to keep them up both there and in the
> collection of the Internet History Program at the Computer History Museum.
> Clearly W3C should have a copy too.
> Best, Marc
> 
> Marc Weber  |   marc@webhistory.org  |   +1 415 282 6868
> Internet History Program Founding Curator, Computer History Museum
> 1401 N Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View CA 94043
> computerhistory.org/nethistory
> Co-founder, Web History Center and Project, webhistory.org
> 
> 
> On Nov 20, 2012, at 11:46 AM, Gerald Oskoboiny wrote:
> 
> > * Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com> [2012-11-20 01:36-0500]
> >> I imagine this has come up before, but does anyone know if the
> >> www-talk discussion list archives between 1992 and 1995 are available?
> >> [1] I am specifically looking for a record of the conversation around
> >> the initial standardization of the URL, which became RFC 1738 in
> >> December 1994. I did look over on the IETF URI discussion list, but
> >> that seems to start in December 1994.
> >
> > There is a copy of the archives from that time period here:
> > http://1997.webhistory.org/www.lists/
> >
> > I think it's missing from W3C's archives because the format of
> > the mboxes is not understood by our HTML archive software, and we
> > haven't managed to make time to look into workarounds.
> >
> >> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-talk/
> >> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/uri/
> >
> > --
> > Gerald Oskoboiny     http://www.w3.org/People/Gerald/
> > World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)    http://www.w3.org/
> > tel:+1-604-906-1232             mailto:gerald@w3.org
> >
> 
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