[thelist] Snapshotting a website?

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Thu Aug 26 20:33:49 CDT 2004

Chris Kavanagh wrote:
> [snip]
> Does anyone know of a good way I can verifiably "snapshot" their 
> existing site, in case my friend should later need proof that it wasn't 
> there?

$ mkdir ~/grab
$ cd ~/grab
$ wget -r -m -np -c http://url.to.site/

burn the contents of the grab dir to CD twice, put one copy in a case or 
sleeve, then in an jiffy envelope, then mail it to yourself.  This copy can 
be proved by postfrank and seal that it matches the other copy you have, so 
if it's required for evidence, the postfrank will help to verify the date 
and veracity of the data.

not foolproof, but useful.

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