[License-discuss] Excavating the past [Was: Re: SPDX License List v1.14 & OSI questions]

Karl Fogel kfogel at red-bean.com
Tue May 1 01:03:28 UTC 2012

Michael Bernstein <michael at fandomhome.com> writes:
>On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 1:19 PM, John Cowan <cowan at mercury.ccil.org> wrote:
>> Karl Fogel scripsit:
>>> I can find no record of approval of the Academic Free License prior to
>>> 3.0.  As of 2006-10-31, we were linking to "/licenses/afl-3.0.php",
>>> and now of course we link to http://opensource.org/licenses/AFL-3.0.
>> http://wayback.archive.org/web/*/http://opensource.org/licenses/* is
>> your friend
>On a related note, I recently came across Warrick, a tool for
>reconstructing past versions of a website, that might come in handy to
>the folks on this list for various purposes:
>For example, I am currently using Warrick to reconstruct a past copy
>of a large site that recently decided to stop distributing its content
>under a CC license.

A very useful suggestion -- thanks, Michael (and hi!).

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