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Re: Safe conlanging, was: Aaaaaargh!!!!!

From:Vasiliy Chernov <bc_@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 28, 2001, 18:52
On Wed, 28 Feb 2001 19:17:43 +0100, Boudewijn Rempt
<bsarempt@...> wrote:

>Well, I have place enough for quite a collection - and some if it might >even, one day, when I my cd-writer cooperates again, even end up on >a backup ;-).
On Wed, 28 Feb 2001 13:27:13 -0500, Yoon Ha Lee <yl112@...> wrote:
>It's a neat idea. My boyfriend "gave" me I: drive on this computer >(er...the HD is *way* too partitioned...don't ask). I would be willing >to back up others' files up to 20 MB or possibly more, depending, the >only caveat being *please* have another backup method, as unfortunately >my boyfriend's computer is very prone to crashing (last time we only lost >C:). I do have my own Mac but it's short on HD space and is an old >Powerbook to boot. :-/
So, it seems our Space Bank is ready to start operations! ;) On Wed, 28 Feb 2001 13:34:41 -0500, John Cowan <jcowan@...> wrote:
>I would recommend the use of XDrive ( for the >purpose. This is a service that provides you with 25MB of private >(not web-server) space free. You can access it either from a browser >interface or (if you are running Windows) by running a small application >that makes it appear like a locally attached drive. The latter is >very convenient, the former is more universal.
25 MB? That's a lot of texts, if we use more compact formats! And if we request two or three private areas? It seems there'll be no problem with graphics and sound samples either! Great!
>Of course, if dies, we all lose, so this should *not* be >used as the only storage point.
Sure. I also think we might expose records somewhere (what's kept where, any special conditions, etc.) And I guess we must agree on where to post requests (a constant thread on Conlang?). Basilius, hurrying home to see if his puter is still there...