Re: Chelyabinsk meteor
Hi. Thanks for collecting the sources, it must have been the more difficult part – compiling a list of download URLs and then bulk downloading them seems to be relatively easy. I'll look into it in the following days and will arrange their upload to the Internet Archive, with the help of Archive Team. bzc6p (talk) 17:08, 27 January 2016 (EST)
What I want to tell is that I'll make quality archives containing everything that they should, and I'll gladly do this, but preparing this takes some time. I'm halfway through this, and I'll be able to do it, but probably won't have much free time in the near future, so it will take some time, but will definitely be done in the foreseeable future. I hope this is okay for you. bzc6p (talk) 14:37, 13 February 2016 (EST)
I'm sorry for the delay. Now I've started to download – and then upload – the content. As for images, there may be a few that won't be saved correctly. (Simply no capacity to check&correct all one by one.) However, most of them are from VK and Yandex, which I treated with special care, so they, and most of the others too, should be okay. As for videos, probably not all of them will be saved – those that are not supported by youtube-dl or just don't work for some reason can be proclaimed "unsavable" with current tools, I can't do anything about that. Also, especially in case of videos, they may not play back correctly in the Wayback Machine, but if they are saved, they can be extracted later regardless, or even the Wayback might support them one day. By the way, you may have seen that vitzli already saved the YouTube videos in a different way, so that they can be downloaded directly from the Archive. I'll try to save them into WARCs too, regardless.
I said that the result of this saving process may not be 100%, but I think it will be above 90%.