[theforum] Fwd: Browser archive contributions

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Mon May 21 15:50:43 UTC 2018


Also, I'd be happy to put a mirror of the indexdot site on the browser
archive, since none of the existing mirror or download pages seem to work :(


On Mon, May 21, 2018 at 4:23 PM David Kaufman <david at gigawatt.org> wrote:

> Email from a browser donor :-)

> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> From: Brian Wilson <retail at blooberry.com>
> Date: Sun, May 20, 2018 at 2:45 PM
> Subject: Browser archive contributions
> To: <give at evolt.org>

> Hi,

> I used to create/maintain a resource about HTML/CSS called "Index DOT
> Html/Css" (http://www.blooberry.com/indexdot). It was a great reference
> used by many for a number of years, but it has since fallen by the wayside
> (browser developers became waaaay too ambitious to keep up with :) )

> So, as part of creating that site I had grabbed numerous versions of the
> various web browsers I was covering (alphas, betas, point releases and
> more). I have them all archived, and I was going to finally throw them out
> during a big spring cleaning I'm doing right now. In the back of my mind I
> remembered your browser archive, so I thought I'd 1) see if you are still
> going concern, and 2) see if you might be interested in any of these
> versions. I probably have 50-100 browser versions from the early WWW days.
> I have no idea if what I have fills in any of your blanks or if you would
> want any of what I have. In any case, I thought I'd put the question out
> there to gauge interest first before moving forward.

> Note: on browsers.evolt.org, you have the following:

> Browser submissions should be sent in the form of a URL using our contact
> form <http://evolt.org/contact/>, so that evolt.org staff can download the
> software into the master archive.

> This leads to a 404. I'm not sure if this give at evolt.org address is the
> proper alternate route.

> Thanks, and I hope you (all) and your site are doing well,

> Brian Wilson
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