from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A place or collection containing records, documents, or other materials of historical interest. Often used in the plural: old land deeds in the municipal archives.
- n. Computer Science A long-term storage area, often on magnetic tape, for backup copies of files or for files that are no longer in active use.
- n. Computer Science A file containing one or more files in compressed format for more efficient storage and transfer.
- n. A repository for stored memories or information: the archive of the mind.
- transitive v. To place or store in an archive.
- transitive v. Computer Science To copy or compress (a file) into an archive.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A place for storing earlier, and often historical, material. An archive usually contains documents (letters, records, newspapers, etc.) or other types of media kept for historical interest.
- n. The material so kept, considered as a whole (compare archives).
- v. To put into an archive.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The place in which public records or historic documents are kept.
- n. Public records or documents preserved as evidence of facts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A place where public records or other historical documents are kept: now only in the plural.
- n. A record or document preserved in evidence of something; in the plural, documents or records relating to the rights, privileges, claims, treaties, constitutions, etc., of a family, corporation, community, or nation.
- n. Synonyms Record-office, registry.
- n. Registers, chronicles, annals, muniments.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a depository containing historical records and documents
- v. put into an archive
With the plus sign "+" as a sigil, for instance, it is possible to use flags to turn options on and off. attrib - readonly - archive file_A. txt attrib +readonly +archive file_A. txt
I am on Dreamwidth but using it only as a backup for my Livejournal, given that my archive is apparently too big for LJarchive to cope with.
But if you only save the things you love, your archive is a very poor reflection indeed.
I have never commented before now but I feel that the odd reposting of items from the archive is a good thing for those who are new to the threads. on March 6, 2008 at 7: 39 pm | Reply Bob
Hi, Just interested to know where the archive is and if it is online.
Scheinfeldt says the archive is another example of user-created websites such as MySpace or Wikipedia.
Of course, the directory name for the archive is actually misspelled as “archvie”.
Also included in this archive is a more complete contents page.
[...] weeks dig from the archive is a post from last summer featuring a burglar with a conscience.
Before putting data from Outlook into Google with CL the first time, look at your Personal Folders, for duplicates. depending on previous software you have used, you can have archived and alternate databases for calendar, contacts (like deleted contacts in archive file).
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