Message ID: 227157
Posted By: spamsux99
Posted On: 2005-01-23 06:12:00
Subject: Yahoo SCOX/CKX C&B Project

Yahoo SCOX/CKX Crash And Burn Archive ProjectCurrently archiving 42884 posts from 44 posters

On January 14th, 2005 due to unknown reasons certain yahoo financial message boards started experiencing disappearing posts. On this date, cat_herder_5263 posted message id 223408 asking if anyone had archived the Yahoo SCOX message board. In SCOX message id 223465 I (spamsux99) replied that yes, in fact I do have an archive. I stated that anyone who would like archived copies needs to grant me permission to redistribute/republish their comments.

Responses to this post have led me to start the Yahoo SCOX Crash and Burn Archive Project. As you may know, at any time SCOX may either run out of cash, or lose their desperate legal lottery attempts to extract licensing fees from linux users. Once SCOX finally does crash and burn, they will be delisted and the Yahoo SCOX board will disappear. This project aims to preserve a record of the crash and burn, and to provide useful ways to access the content of these posts.

To make this project possible, I am asking for permisison from posters to either the Yahoo SCOX or Yahoo CKX financial message boards for rights to republish their comments under the CCL Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 license. A copy of this license can be found at In case of the loss of posts by yahoo or the eventual shutdown of the board, I will archive copies of all posts by any poster who grants me these rights.

Periodically I will repost this message with a subject of "Yahoo SCOX/CKX C&B Project". If you wish to make your posts available for archival under the CCL license, please reply with a simple message of "granted" to those posts on the Yahoo Message board. Due to rampant nym spoofing, only the actual Yahoo username replying to these posts is accepted. If you have multiple nyms, you have to logon as each one to grant permission.

The current home page of the Yahoo SCO/CKX Crash and Burn Project is A basic browser interface for searching and downloading search results in html, text, or sql dump formats is currently at Questions or requests can be emailed to mikey at badpenguins dot com.

Posters who have previously licensed their posts:
anadromous_cowherd, atul666, boyle_m_owl, br3nsc, cat_herder_5263, ColonelZen, crunchie812, edlin_user, flimbag, floccinaucinihilipilificatrix, fnordius, gopher_byrd, heimdal31, hgclayton, idiot_spavint, ink_engineer, karl_w_lewis, lordshipmayhem, manyhats23, mathgeezer,, mrbuttle, mstormrage, nobbutl, nono2sco, oddtodd67, other_opinions, PG_King, phandsvrta, room_one_oh_one, r_u_a_pita, saltydogmn, scox_wowbagger, sesostris_iii2000, shades6662004, sonofnergal, spamsux99, span1sh1nqu1s1t1on, tampa_bayer, tinfoilhat_brigade1138, tomfallsdown, t_i_m_ransom, walterbyrd, whoreignsinmajesty

Message ID: 227168
Posted By: rgriffith64
Posted On: 2005-01-23 07:37:00
Subject: Re: Yahoo SCOX/CKX C&B Project


Message ID: 227170
Posted By: diogenese19348
Posted On: 2005-01-23 07:41:00
Subject: Re: Yahoo SCOX/CKX C&B Project

Granted with the same restrictions on Flagon I stated earlier. You may distribute any Flagon related posts as part of the Yahoo board, I reserve the sole right to commercial distribution to past and future stories.

-Dio (OK, so I can dream)

The texts of these Yahoo Message Board posts have been licensed for copying and distribution by the Yahoo Message Board users "spamsux99", "rgriffith64", "diogenese19348" under the following license: License: CCL Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike v2.0.

Copyright 2005 Yahoo! SCOX. Messages are owned by the individual posters.