a splendid reminder that nothing published on the web is ever meaningfully private, and will always go on your permanent record." So what do Slashdot's readers think?
It was 20 years ago today that a British engineer named Neil Papworth sent the first ever text message.
And yes, that important piece of internet history from the blog of a formerly 125 Billion dollar company now only exists because it was archived by
The next steps towards standardization began when Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft came together to define and support the sitemap protocol in 2006.
Then in 2007, they announced that all three of them would support the files.
Overall, the analysis ended up being much more interesting than we were initially expecting.
You may have seen articles with similar premises before, but I can say with some confidence that we take the analysis to another level.
You might expect that the next step of the story involves some sort of standardization, but that actually never quite happened.
Despite being commonly called the “Robots Exclusion Standard,” directives.
He sent it from his work computer to a friend's Orbitel 901 cell phone.
It read "Merry Christmas." Papworth had no idea that short message service (SMS) technology would go on to dominate the mobile world, and all but replace phone calls.
argues files are geared toward search engines, and now plans instead to represent the web "as it really was, and is, from a user's perspective." We have also seen an upsurge of the use of files to remove entire domains from search engines when they transition from a live web site into a parked domain, which has historically also removed the entire domain from view in the Wayback Machine...
We receive inquiries and complaints on these "disappeared" sites almost daily." In response, Slashdot reader Lauren Weinstein writes: We can stipulate at the outset that the venerable Internet Archive and its associated systems like Wayback Machine have done a lot of good for many years -- for example by providing chronological archives of websites who have chosen to participate in their efforts.
Since 1992, messaging has evolved to include images, videos, audio, and even links to websites.