I was hoping to view some archived content in Archive-It here:
And noticed that the video stream doesn't play because the Flash player isn't working. When I click on the get flash player icon it tells me I am a Linux system even though I'm running OS X. It seems like perhaps the operating system that was doing the crawl was somehow remembered? By looking at the HTML for the page I can see that the Flash SWF file was archived:
This gave me hope that if the playback environment perhaps matched the environment that was used to crawl maybe the content would be viewable? I know that probably sounds like wishful thinking. I just wanted to double check that there wasn't any wisdom that you all have about working with content like this.
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