Prototype: BBC Archiver – Backstage.bbc.co.uk blog
Fantastic web archiving prototype by James Holden. Based on BBC home page and main news page, this proof of concept is simply excellent. In his own words:
"In my head I'd see this as being the ultimate tool for archive.org. If you go "way back" using their tool you can see that resources are missing and indeed as the browser changes rapidly the result you see in newer browsers doesn't represent the look and feel the user got at the time which is an important point if you trying to look back at the way it was. Loading Netscape.com in Mosaic back in the mid 90's would have been an altogether different experience than in today's "Chrome's and Firefox's""
Link and quote courtesy of Ian Forrester and Backstage blog.
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