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Humanist Archives: April 19, 2020, 8:47 a.m. Humanist 33.780 - on using academia.edu

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        Date: 2020-04-18 16:49:48+00:00
        From: Francois Lachance 
        Subject: Re: Wayback Machine < Re: [Humanist] 33.757: on using academia.edu

Quick question for Gabriel and others.

I recently fell victim to the disappearance of browser support (plug-in) for
Shockwave. (A page BTW not captured by the Wayback Machine)


The piece in question was at one point in time part of a portfolio for job


It resides on a university server so its persistence is not in question. Its
readability is.

I raise this because what needs to be archived is not only the resource but
the means to playback.

Do we need a wayback and playback machine?

How we would even got about supporting such a forensic project?



Fran├žois Lachance
Wannabe Professor of Theoretical and Applied Rhetoric

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