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Re: Re: OT: Preserving Information

by Dog and Pony (Priest)
on Oct 09, 2002 at 07:35 UTC ( #203854=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: OT: Preserving Information
in thread OT: Preserving Information

I don't know how long Google keeps their cache, I can't find that information, but I know that I've upon occassion found sites that were gone (by some time) via their cache instead. Supposedly I guess that the cache would disappear when the site is no longer indexed, ie due to disappearance, but that is a tough one - a site might be down, when do they consider it gone? OTOH, any site owner may request that Google does not cache their site, which is somthing like an opt-out solution then I guess.

By your definition, I guess theirs is a grey area then.


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