Click here to view "frank_0701.html"
The link above opens an archived copy of a page originally located
at oreilly.com. That site went through a purge in summer 2018, which deleted
historical pages and redirected their URLs to its new homepage—a page best
described as an inane sales pitch
for the company's subscription-based website, geared more towards middle management
and corporate budgets
than to readers of books. In the process, the site dropped both still-read
articles and a memorial to a still-respected editor. Crass or not, history
can never be truly erased in a world with web-page saves.