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

From:Marcus Smith <smithma@...>
Date:Thursday, March 1, 2001, 1:41
I have functioning CDRW-drive with lots of unused disks (650 M each). I'd
be happy to keep a back up of files for a couple people.

At 2/28/01 12:10 PM -0500, you wrote:
>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? > > >Basilius
Marcus Smith "Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatsoever abysses Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing." -- Thomas Huxley