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Minetest Forum Recovery Project

Posted: Fri May 10, 2019 22:54
by sorcerykid
Minetest Forum Recovery Project
minetest_forums (by sorcerykid)

I was able to recover over 2,300 lost forum posts between March 13 and April 28, 2019, accounting for about 70% of the missing content following the server crash. Over the course of two days, I compiled and collated over 400 cached pages from Google, Bing, Yandex, and the Wayback Machine. This project represents the culmination of that work.

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The "docs" subdirectory contains the forum, topic, and post listings as well as the archive of recovered pages. It is presently configured as the Website root and hosted on the GitHub pages platform. All published links will remain permanent and can be safely referenced within future discussions.

The "tools" subdirectory contains the awk scripts that I wrote to parse the cached pages and to generate listings of topics (organized by forum) and posts (sorted by author) for easy reference. I tried to make these tools as general-purpose as possible, but they are ultimately dependent on the existing phpBB templates. ... ster/tools

All archived content is subject to copyright. The phpBB templates are copyright phpBB Group. No warranty or guaranty is implied.


Download Archive (.zip)

Source Code License:

The MIT License (MIT)

License of Multimedia:

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Re: Minetest Forum Recovery Project

Posted: Mon May 13, 2019 19:42
by BuckarooBanzay
Thx for all the work :)
If only we could insert those lost posts into the forum again :/

Re: Minetest Forum Recovery Project

Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 17:33
by Miniontoby
Thanks for my mod promoting in this photo
6th "new" mod

My mod doorbell viewtopic.php?f=9&t=22339