I have just downloaded SP3 for EDA98 from the archive but there was no
onscreen form to fill out. Try protel.com.au instead of protel .com.

I used the Jan 2000 archive

Ian Capps


----- Original Message -----
From: "Bagotronix Tech Support" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, December 07, 2001 3:08 AM
Subject: Re: [PEDA] Altium Total Support Brochure


> Sorry to reply to my own post, but I am just emphasizing the need to
> independently archive the Protel service packs.  As a test, I just tried
to
> fetch them from the archive site http://www.archive.org/ and got Protel's
> on-screen form you fill out to get download priviledges.  I knew it
wouldn't
> work, but tried it anyway, and sure enough got the error message "You are
> not authorized to view this page".  These download forms and scripts won't
> work across domains.
>
> Gentlemen, start your archiving!
>
> Best regards,
> Ivan Baggett
> Bagotronix Inc.
> website:  www.bagotronix.com
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bagotronix Tech Support" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2001 10:54 AM
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Altium Total Support Brochure
>
>
> > Thanks for the link.  The only problem I see with this archive website
is
> > that it has too visible a presence.  If Altium told them to get rid of
any
> > copyrighted materials with a Protel copyright, they would have to do so
or
> > face legal wrangling.  And I wonder if they have the service packs.
Even
> if
> > the "fair use" part of copyright law protects the archive's right to
store
> > text information, I doubt that it extends to software service packs.
Not
> > too long ago, a Protel user of v3.X was able to receive the service
packs
> > from another user on this forum, even though Protel was no longer making
> it
> > available for download.  If Protel won't support their old releases with
> > downloadable patches, we will have to take matters into our own hands.
> >
> > So, I think we still need some folks from this list to archive the
Protel
> > stuff independently (and discreetly).
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Ivan Baggett
> > Bagotronix Inc.
> > website:  www.bagotronix.com
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Paul Hutchinson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2001 9:50 AM
> > Subject: Re: [PEDA] Altium Total Support Brochure
> >
> >
> > > It's already been done in a big way!
> > >
> > > Check out http://www.archive.org/ a lot all of the web is archived
going
> > > back to 1996.
> > >
> > > I just looked and Protel's various sites are archived back to December
> > 1996
> > > including the PDF manuals.
> > >
> > > Paul
> > >
> > > > Maybe someone on this list should archive Protel's website content
> right
> > > now
> > > > before they yank it.  Any volunteers?  I can't do it, all I have is
a
> > > lousy
> > > > POTS Internet connection (no affordable broadband in Tallahassee).
>
>

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