|Briefly, SI messed up and lost the first board which I started before this one. I forget the process but there were a few weeks of posts missing. I think they were changing servers or something. At the time, it seemed a shame but I guess it doesn't really matter now as it's in archeological time. Internet time was a peculiar phenomenon which lasted only a year or two.|
I'll read through the rest of your interesting ramble through archeological time when I have got a bit more time and a nice cup of tea.
One of my all-time favourite posts, <
To: Maurice Winn who wrote (11) 4/16/1996 9:55:00 AM
From: Ramsey Su 16 of 1795
Better get up, milk the sheep, and take a look at your screen. What time is it down under anyway. ... continued... >
That was early in the days of post-Compuserve internet and was great fun, while being highly profitable.
Edit.... ah, here is some detail on the missing stream: <To: Brad_Dryer who wrote (30) 3/27/1998 9:57:00 PM
From: Maurice Winn of 1795
Hello Brad. Where did the old thread go? Have the early days died? There was lots of lovely archival information here. Do we need to keep threads alive or they vanish without trace? This was from a couple of years ago. If you try the url below, it doesn't work.
To: Maurice Winn (29 )
From: Brad Dryer Wednesday, Apr 17 1996 2:40PM EST
Reply # of 1694
All subjects get archived. Because of a miscalculated overlap, there was a few hour period in which the old CDMA subject disappeared.
It's fixed now...
You can jump to the subject from here if you type /Subject-2604 after /investor on the line at the top of your browser. (so it looks like
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