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T(A)U is down

Postby Cpt. Aramsham » 07 Sep 2019 01:59

I was sorry to hear of the death of Gregory Trenholm Tidwell, known here as Omphalos, especially at such an early age.

Now the other Dune forum he managed, The (Almost) Undeleted, has gone offline. It hosted a whole lot of extremely interesting material, and I very much hope someone has it all backed up. (I have some of it, but I'm missing a lot of the interviews and other texts that were posted.)

I wonder if anyone has any plans or ideas for how to recreate something similar?

(Freakzilla, have you checked your PMs?)

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Re: T(A)U is down

Postby Freakzilla » 08 Sep 2019 09:10

Wow, that sucks. Greg's brother who runs the server has been going through a lot, I've been trying not to hassle him. I'll send him a message.
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Re: T(A)U is down

Postby Cpt. Aramsham » 09 Sep 2019 01:41

Thanks! I figured T(A)U was probably gone for good.

It's a small thing in the context of a death, and I don't mean for you to bother him when he has bigger issues, but if his brother can bring it back online without too much trouble, that would be nice. A different solution might still be better in the long term, though.

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Re: T(A)U is down

Postby Naib » 10 Sep 2019 13:02

Some things could have been saved by archive.org. There are snapshots of the site available on the wayback machine.

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Re: T(A)U is down

Postby lotek » 12 Sep 2019 07:20

We're gonna do our best to save as much as possible, but we don't want to push too hard considering the circumstances.
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Re: T(A)U is down

Postby Cpt. Aramsham » 04 Nov 2019 06:43

The forum is now back up again. :D
I'll have to post some stuff there…

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Re: T(A)U is down

Postby Serkanner » 04 Nov 2019 13:07

That is welcome news.
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Re: T(A)U is down

Postby lotek » 05 Nov 2019 05:21

That's great.
If anyone knows how to save the info it contains that'd be awesome :)
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