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User currently offlineBob From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 0 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2398 times:

I was wondering if there's a way to download the entire airliner.net content
for off-line viewing.

I used the IE5.5 off-line browsing feature but it will only go to 3 pages deep, which
didn't help.

Or is it possible to buy a CD-ROM of the
entire website from the webmaster? If so,
how much is it?

Thanks!!!


Bob

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User currently offlineTriStar From Belgium, joined Oct 1999, 848 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (13 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2398 times:

Hi Bob,

Since photos are uploaded on a daily or even hourly basis, I would think it's impossible for the A.N administrators to make the database into a CD-ROM. It would never be up to date, and at the least, it wouldn't really pay off, considering all the additional work it would bring on.

Of course that's just my own idea about this. I seem to remember this topic having come up about a year ago, though. I believe Johan actually said something along the lines of what I just wrote.
I'm afraid to think of how much memory downloading the entire A.N site would take up... At over 100.000 photos, it must be quite a bit.

Best regards,

TriStar.


User currently offlineAC_A340 From Canada, joined Sep 1999, 2251 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (13 years 8 months 1 week 1 day ago) and read 2398 times:

Johan doesn't own the copyrights to a lot of (if not all) of the pictures. Therefore he can't legally put it on to a cd-rom.

User currently offlinesccutler From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 5391 posts, RR: 26
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2398 times:

You can down load an entire site, with content (and not just links to content) using the full version of Adobe Acrobat 4; but I cannot imagine how long it would take, and how much disk space it would consume, to do this w/ Airliners.net.

On even a DSL, it'd be just darned near forever.



...three miles from BRONS, clear for the ILS one five approach...
User currently offlineUSAir_757 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 996 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (13 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2401 times:

That's impossible! You'd surely get a "Download timed out" error.


-Cullen Wassell @ MLI | Pentax K5 + DA18-55WR + Sigma 70-300 DL Macro Super
User currently offlineDan Diamond From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (13 years 7 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2403 times:

Bob, you dumass. You can't. It's called a copywright date.......... you can't.

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