[Foundation-l] What do we do in the event the Foundation fails?

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 23:27:05 UTC 2007

On 20/04/07, Angela Beesley <angela at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> I'm forwarding this on behalf of Ethan Zuckerman, a member of the
> Wikimedia Advisory Board.

> One option would be to pursue a "Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe"
> strategy, much as people are suggesting with the copies of the content
> itself. (I think that having an agreement with Archive.org, and with
> other digital archives, to periodically store snapshots of the various
> wikis would be a very smart thing to do.) If the country foundations

archive.org are quite enthusiastic about collecting stuff and regard
hundreds of gigabytes as a few days' load - I suspect just asking them
to archive database dumps would get a "goodness yes" from them.

- d.

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