Post scanned documents to multiple sites - Re: Tubbs fire consumed the collected archives of William Hewlett and David Packard
toby at telegraphics.com.au
Sun Oct 29 19:30:23 CDT 2017
On 2017-10-29 8:26 PM, Peter Cetinski wrote:
> I suggest creating a free github.com <http://github.com> account with a
> public repository. This way whenever someone forks or clones the repo
> they get a full local copy with one command...”git clone”.
> Get enough people and you’ll never worry about losing the archive and
> it’s all for free. If github goes away everyone still has a complete
> copy which can be uploaded to the next great service that comes along.
Only if they had the foresight both to clone it, and keep it up to date,
meaning they need all the resources/space/bandwidth to do so (and then
it would STILL be a private, disconnected copy; so no use to anyone ELSE).
> It’s a semi-decentralized and distributed archive.
> We are doing this with the Model II archive
> at https://github.com/pski/model2archive
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