Re: www-talk archives: 1992-1995?

Just a quick note to let anyone else who is interested know that Arjun
did send me the missing 1991-1994 www-talk archives and I have made
them available (for the moment) via my Dropbox account [1]. Thanks
Arjun! The archive amounts to 8,209 emails split up into 10 mbox

I am interested in volunteering to massage the data so that they can
be made part of the complete www-talk archive [2], but I am not sure
who at the W3C I should be talking to about that. So, any pointers on
how to get traction on that would be greatly appreciated. I think
these emails are an extremely important piece of documentation about
the origins of the Web.



On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 11:15 PM, Arjun Ray <> wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-11-20 at 01:36 -0500, Ed Summers wrote:
>> I imagine this has come up before, but does anyone know if the
>> www-talk discussion list archives between 1992 and 1995 are available?
> Yes.  I have what could be a complete set of messages from late 1991,
> when the www-talk list was formed, through 1995Q3. The messages are
> collected into *NIX mbox format files (and ZIP-ped) for 1991, 1992, and
> quarterly thereafter.
> I dimly recall discussing these with Gerald O. way back when, with a
> view to adding them to the w3 Archives but nobody ever got a Round Tuit.
> If your visible email address works, I can mail these zip files to you.

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