02/01/2024 (Thu) 12:10
yep, it's a stretch to rely on imageboards for archiving, pure archives have better file duration, bigger archiving space, and better organizing tools, but also less public visibility, and often also stricter content policies actively removing content
it's a trade off, as for many things
>We don't really touch even abandoned boards, because we know users expect their stuff to be here when (if) they return.
That's something which is always nice to see, as it's becoming rarer to find online old sites and ancient messages from people even decades ago, internet has become a place focusing only on the now, with no past nor future