[Auugps] [AUUG-Talk]: Last call: dealing with two boxes of AUUG documents and photos from Christopher Vance
raf at raf.org
Mon Jul 20 16:55:39 AEST 2020
Thank goodness Warren has them all(?) on www.tuhs.org.
But yes, google should have done better. If there are
any pre-journal ones that Warren doesn't have, they
should be sent to him to add to his archive. It starts
with OCTOBER 1978 VOL 1 NO 1. It looks complete (to
someone who wasn't there at the time - I was only nine).
John Dodson wrote:
> It is certainly disappointing that after we scanned & sent the stuff that Google
> Have made an effective dogs breakfast of it.
> On Fri, 2020-07-10 at 12:38 +1000, Kevin Dawson wrote:
> > G'day all. Long time, etc.
> > On Wed, Jul 08, 2020 at 04:43:04PM +1000, Lawrie.Brown at canb.auug.org.au wrote:
> > > ...
> > > All the AUUGNs have been scanned already.
> > > ...
> > Are you sure? Looking at the list of AUUGNs on Google books, there are many gaps.
> > During a recent rationalisation process, I saw I still have a range
> > of AUUGNs. I even noticed one of the old "2 sheets of (probably
> > hand-typed) news" from before it became a journal. They're all back
> > in a box somewhere, but not disposed of because I wanted to (one
> > day) correlate what I have with what's already online and submit
> > what isn't.
> > Regarding digital storage, what sort of space is required? If David
> > is asking for backups to his data centre proposal, I would imagine
> > that any number of us could find a few spare gigabytes if that is
> > all that is required. Some (including me) would even be able to
> > make it accessible online, albeit at somewhat slow speeds.
> > If all this is unnecessary (at least on my part), let me know.
> > Thanks,
> > Kevin
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