Web Persistence - It’s Important
20 years ago we talked about the challenge of reading old format files - and how we protect the future … The problem is still here. But it’s not just reading a few files - could be entire businesses that suffer.
It’s a very clear example of why it’s not good to depend on free commercial services to form critical parts of your content infrastructure.
Source: Dave Winer - What changes at Medium and Yahoo Pipes teach us about the persistence of the web