[seqfan] dead links/local copies

Joerg Arndt arndt at jjj.de
Tue Dec 15 06:19:48 CET 2009

IMHO we should have local copies of
documents whenever possible.
One things to check is whether the
document has the author's name(s)
and a date on it.

Certain types of URLs are more prone
to link-rot than others, e.g. a URL like
cannot be expected to last for more than
3 years.

For (unpublished) documents that are only
at one site (the author's site) a local
copy is IMHO a must (else the doc disappears
together with the domain, I seen that more
than once).

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