***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** Darrell, I've put a copy of our policy and procedures into the wiki, so that people can see what expectations they should have about continuing service. The page is here: http://www.socialtext.net/insna-socnet/index.cgi?socialtext_security_and_operations_policies_and_procedures The code is based in part on the open source "Kwiki" platform, and we have promised that in the event of anything bad happening to the company there will be a straightforward transition onto Kwiki for data. thanks Edward Vielmetti Socialtext [log in to unmask] [log in to unmask] On Thu, 29 Jul 2004 07:44:18 +0100, Darrell Berry <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** > > This is rapidly going offtopic, but my 2c worth: socialtext may well be > robust, honourable etc, but I would recommend caution with any hosted > service which doesn't provide an easy, straightforward way of creating > local backups -- its simply best practice. The last thing you want if > they go bust/change their business model (anyone else here get burnt > with hosted services around 1999?) etc is a long wrangle about who > 'owns' 'your' data! > > cheers > > > > elijah wright wrote: > > >>It is possible to scrape the site, as they are simple HTML webpages, but > >>i have not done this with any of my other Wikis because i'm confident in > >>the state of Socialtext. > > _____________________________________________________________________ > SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social > network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send > an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line > UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message. > -- Edward Vielmetti 317 S Division St, PMB 218 Ann Arbor, MI 48104 +1 734 276 5910 [log in to unmask] [log in to unmask] _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.