Tired: static linking for software libraries.
Wired: static linking for web pages.

For example, tech blogger Gwern keeps a local copy of almost all externally linked web pages so they will still be readable decades later. Perhaps more people should do that.

@niconiconi my static site generator ( calls to save externally linked pages for the same reason. It also calls to save the main page and the post page every time there's a new post.

It also downloads external images, replacing the links with local ones. The goal is the same: persistence.

We know we are doomed when PDFs are much more readable and portable than webpages.

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