[Foundation-l] Long-term archiving of Wikimedia content

Chad innocentkiller at gmail.com
Tue May 5 17:03:43 UTC 2009

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 12:51 PM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/5/5 Chad <innocentkiller at gmail.com>:
>> In 3000 years, nobody will give a rat's ass about Britney Spears'
>> discography (again, to pick a random example of "pop culture").
>> That's a bet I'm willing to make.
> Depends if they rediscover "publish or perish". The academic rat race
> is a study in squeezing blood from whatever stones are unturned.
> - d.
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Touché. That being said, this is all still purely hypothetical since a societal
collapse would mean that the vast majority of us aren't here to
observe it anyway.
Especially if it's in 3000+ years :)


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