Michael Verdi wrote:

> WTF?
> I uploaded a Freevlog tutorial via Ourmedia on May 23.  I got this
> URL: http://ia108024.us.archive.org/2/items/
> How_to_create_a_screen_capture_on_a_PC/02screencappc.mov
> Today I got an email from someone who said they couldn't view the
> video so I checked into it.  Sure enough that URL doesn't work
> anymore.  So I log into Ourmedia to see what they say the URL is and
> I get something new:
> http://www.archive.org/download/
> How_to_create_a_screen_capture_on_a_PC/02screencappc.mov
> Then when you click that link it changes (forwards?) to:
> http://ia300024.us.archive.org/2/items/
> How_to_create_a_screen_capture_on_a_PC/02screencappc.mov
> What's going on here!!!??
> This is going to suck if they start moving things around.
> -Verdi

Exactly!  I've warned about this for months.  THe URLs that go directly
to the server are not permanent and are subject to change.  It was just
a matter of time.  Only the URLs are www.archive.org are permanent.


Clint Sharp
New Media Guy & Technologist
ClintSharp.com        Contact Info: http://clintsharp.com/contact/

We are the media.


Reply via email to