Forum Admin wrote:It's very much appreciated by all.
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(as the young people say)
mmathieu wrote:I'm still resolutely trying to find (that is, PURCHASE) old SOS mags previous to 1998.
mmathieu wrote:For example, I am searching for Paul White's December 1993 review of the Mackie 8 bus mixing console.
As of this date, I have not seen this or other mags in this time frame on the archive site or at other links.
mmathieu wrote:Any help would be appreciated and I'd be pleased to donate $$$ or scannable old mags because I would be plesed to aid anyone who is maintaining archives of old (including ANCIENT) recording and pro audio magazines -- (e.g., Studio Sound, anyone?).
BillB wrote:and I think it is your intention to run up to the end of 1993?
BillB wrote:Earlier than that, it lists issues/articles all the way back to 1985, but does not have any content. Perhaps that is the reason for Muzines ambition to run up to the end of 1993?
BillB wrote:I have wondered for a long time whether there is some way to 'scrape' the data from the webarchive index pages to create a searchable index of the entire 1994-2001 SOS web archive articles. Short of sophisticated data scraping, which I am not capable of, only two options come to mind:
BillB wrote:I mention all of this in case: a) somebody has already done something similar, or b) somebody can see a more technically elegant and achievable solution. Any thoughts welcome.
If I were to go ahead with either 1) or 2) above, I would be happy to share the results via either SOS forum or Muzines , as appropriate.
BillB wrote:Desmond has come forward with a far more technically elegant solution...