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

From:Eruanno the Linguist <eruanno@...>
Date:Friday, March 2, 2001, 1:47
Like I said, anybody that wants, contact me.
If you don't do it soon, you can say goodbye to the opportunity!
J/K, lol.

How is that possible?  1.6 mbps?
I have messed with the registry, and got it up to 1.2 mbps from a slow 600

I check me speed via

----- Original Message -----
From: "The Gray Wizard" <dbell@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2001 5:45 PM
Subject: Re: Safe conlanging, was: Aaaaaargh!!!!!

> > From: Vasiliy Chernov > > > > The sad story with Dan, and the former case with (Old) Tokana web site, > > and my own unpleasant experience of same type, reminded me of an idea. > > > > Aren't we all on the Net? I guess (nearly) everybody can allot a few MB > > of disk space for securing others and him/herself from such calamities. > > > > So, why not exchange copies of materials which are hard to recover and > > not especially private? I mean specifically conlang-related stuff. > > > > I think I can reserve some 20 MB for that purpose on my poor old > > Pentium90 that I have at home. Please consider this the official > > statement of my modest contribution to Safe Conlanging Foundation. > > > > And perhaps some members of the list dispose of much more space than > > I do. > > > > My own files which are worth securinf are mostly .txt or Starling .dbf, > > rarely MS Word-95, hardly 2 MB altogether (I must check it). > > > > What do you think, folks? > > > Sounds like a good idea. I learned from an unfortunate loss some years
> Now I retain redundant versions of my work on two or more of the 4
> on my home network as well as backing them up to 250M Zip Drives. I can > archive peoples work on Zip drives if you'd like. I have a 1.6M DSL line > (yeah, I'm a speed freak) so size of file downloads is no problem. > > David >