Wayback machine disappointment
cclist at sydex.com
Wed Jan 24 18:04:00 CST 2007
On 24 Jan 2007 at 23:50, Adrian Graham wrote:
> Whilst shrinking in embarrassment at my own website efforts going back to
> the mid 90s I thought I'd look at www.digital.com for a bit of nostalgia,
> only to be told that the site is blocked and isn't available.
> Anyone know why?
Ostensibly because HP doesn't want to you see old copies of DEC's
site. From the FAQ:
"Sometimes a web site owner will contact us directly and ask us to
stop crawling or archiving a site, and we endevor to comply with
these requests. When you come accross a "blocked site error"
message, that means that a siteowner has made such a request and it
has been honored."
I'd ask HP public relations about the reason for it. (Spelling
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