Message ID: 230240
Posted By: spamsux99
Posted On: 2005-01-31 10:53:00
Subject: Yahoo SCOX/CKX C&B Project

Yahoo SCOX/CKX Crash And Burn Archive Project

Currently archiving 53707 posts from 64 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:
aka_whishing_well, anadromous_cowherd, astolmit, atul666, boyle_m_owl, br3nsc, brockian_ultra_cricket, bruce_s01, cat_herder_5263, chiefpad, codswallet, ColonelZen, crunchie812, deepdistrust, diogenese19348, edlin_user, fannyminix, flimbag, floccinaucinihilipilificatrix, fnordius, g7syj3000, gopher_byrd, heimdal31, hgclayton, idiot_spavint, ink_engineer, karl_w_lewis, kernelzen, lordshipmayhem, manyhats23, mathgeezer,, mrbuttle, mstormrage, mulletscooper, napoleon_reddress, nobbutl, nono2sco, oddtodd67, other_opinions, pentiger31250, PG_King, phandsvrta, rgriffith64, room_one_oh_one, ruidhmurphy, r_u_a_pita, saltydogmn, scox_wowbagger, sesostris_iii2000, shades6662004, sonofnergal, spamsux99, span1sh1nqu1s1t1on, steve_houseman, stimpsonsaid, tampa_bayer, tech_nix_yoda, tinfoilhat_brigade1138, tomfallsdown, t_i_m_ransom, walterbyrd, whoreignsinmajesty, winterchild99

Message ID: 230252
Posted By: saltydogmn
Posted On: 2005-01-31 11:06:00
Subject: Question for stats_for_all

Not trying to start anything here... just an honest question, posted on the board, since I can't and won't use Yahoo messenger;
I noticed your name isn't in the list for the Yahoo SCOX/CKX C&B Project. Since I happen to think your posts are some of the most informative and valuable ones on the board, and your "stats" over at Yahoeuvre bear that out, is this just an oversight, or is this a conscious decision? I'd hate to lose all that research of yours if this place was to disappear. If you wish, feel free to reply off the board, via the e-mail in my profile. Thanks. (Sorry if this has already been asked.)

Message ID: 230262
Posted By: korbomite
Posted On: 2005-01-31 11:21:00
Subject: Re: Yahoo SCOX/CKX C&B Project

granted to CC my posts


Message ID: 230288
Posted By: preadapted
Posted On: 2005-01-31 12:07:00
Subject: Re: Yahoo SCOX/CKX C&B Project

My posts are generally devoid of useful content except for the occasional technical observation re a particular app or piece of hardware.

In any case, for what it's worth, you are welcome to my postings too.


Message ID: 230293
Posted By: i_am_fava
Posted On: 2005-01-31 12:11:00
Subject: Re: Yahoo SCOX/CKX C&B Project


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

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