More than half of my internet browsing is done through Wayback Machine nowadays and it makes me very sad that all these websites are gone.

@neauoire I put a lot of the blame on the standardization of LAMP and other complex, dynamic server-side frameworks. Static sites are way easier to keep online for decades even if your generator or editor software has bit-rotted away. We can hope that the SSG trend will help reverse the tide.

@praxeology Agreed. Though some SSG should not be called SSG. My experience with some is that I've spend more time fixing the SSG install than adding pages to my website. @neauoire

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@xuv @neauoire That sounds annoying. But you have to admit, even if you never get it fixed, your existing content can still stay up for another 20+ years.

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@xuv @neauoire If your site runs on PHP, python, ASP.NET or any other server-side dynamic language, it's not a question of IF but WHEN it will go down, never to return.

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