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Old December 18, 2002, 05:18 PM   #1
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TFL on CD ROM

Rich,

Again - sorry to see you go, but I respect the decision. You've built a fantastic site here.

If you decide at some point to pull the plug & completely shut down, could you possibly offer the archives on a CD set? I know I'd be interested.

Just a thought....
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Old December 18, 2002, 05:26 PM   #2
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If we decide to pull the plug on the server, I can pretty much promise the TFL archives will still be made available. Bet on it.
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Old December 18, 2002, 05:38 PM   #3
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CD rom? Heck, you're going to need DVD rom for all that data!
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Old December 18, 2002, 08:25 PM   #4
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Count me in on this one. I would love to have a searchable CD rom set.
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Old December 19, 2002, 12:27 PM   #5
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great Idea
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Old December 20, 2002, 03:57 PM   #6
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I don't really want to spend hours formatting the entire corpus of posts just right for a cd, so if it happens at all it'll probably be just a db dump with personal and other identifying info scrubbed. I'll have to consult with Rich about it after the 1st.

Sadly, that'll limit interest, at least initially, to people comfortable with importing it into mysql and formatting it they way they want.

I will be putting up a page (probably in the library) containing links to the top threads by posts and views, and perhaps lists of posts that satisfy miscellaneous other criteria. That all has to wait until things go static.
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Old December 21, 2002, 10:56 PM   #7
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Don't worry. Won't happen.
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Old December 22, 2002, 03:02 PM   #8
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Cool.

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Old December 27, 2002, 12:08 AM   #9
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Excellent. I have a lot of reading to catch up on.
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