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sparky
Joined: Jun 27, 2009

Fools deceive, but knowledge of Jesus is life.


Posted: Apr 7, 2018 09:20 AM    Msg. 1 of 4       
someone here requested that I do this

the floor is open for comments


SomeFan
Joined: Sep 3, 2017

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Posted: Apr 8, 2018 03:27 PM    Msg. 2 of 4       
so whats the point of mirroring that post on your own forum/site?


Spartan314
Joined: Aug 21, 2010

Former biped rigger & FP animator


Posted: Apr 8, 2018 10:44 PM    Msg. 3 of 4       
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It'd probably be better to turn it into a PDF file and upload to a large file hosting site
Kinda like Jesse did?


sparky
Joined: Jun 27, 2009

Fools deceive, but knowledge of Jesus is life.


Posted: Apr 8, 2018 11:03 PM    Msg. 4 of 4       
Thanks for the idea.

The Halo Maps Forum web site archive is ready to use. It's not perfect, but it does contain all the forums and topics and user profile pages, and does not have page loading errors or use JavaScript, and it uses HTTPS... and the HTML is legible! It is read-only, however, and will need to be updated on a regular basis.

But I have some scripted approaches, so all I have to do is run the apps and scripts and upload to the server. It only takes a few hours, really, from start to done.

I included only images. Many image links were broken, and the forum had a few instances of incorrect URL BBCode parsing.

To search the web site archive, you'll have to rely upon prefixing your search engine queries with "site:" for now.

This is useful for quickly browsing static pages.

In the future, I might just parse all the information and add it to a database... but even with all the very redundant HTML markup, the forum.halomaps.org directory is only about 700 MB. So only the content would probably be maybe half of that.

With the external images, over 80,000 files are involved.
Edited by sparky on Apr 8, 2018 at 11:05 PM

AND IT LOADS MUCH FASTER
Quote: Time: Sun April 8, 2018 11:11 PM 15,078 ms.

15 seconds to load a page is too much.
Edited by sparky on Apr 8, 2018 at 11:13 PM

 

 
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