UK Government Web Archive
|The UK Government Web Archive is made available by the UK National Archives and consists of
archived versions of UK government information published on the web.
Further information about this web archive is available via its home page.
Memento Protocol Information
|The UK Government Web Archive is accessible via the
Memento "Time Travel for the Web" protocol through a by proxy solution. Because of the proxy nature of the Memento support, responses are typically slower than they would be with native Memento support.
Nevertheless, the proxy solution provides support for datetime negotiation
to access a version of a web resource as it existed at a specific moment in time. Check out the brief introduction to Memento if you are not familiar with it.
Presuming the Original Resource (current version) is
then the resources that are relevant for the Memento protocol are:
- The TimeBundle is a more expressive, RDF-based, version of the TimeMap. One major distinction
is that the TimeBundle expresses the interval of temporal validity of a Memento, i.e. the time period in which the Memento was the current version of the
Integration with the Original Dataset
|The original dataset is UK Government web sites. In responses to HTTP requests,
these resources don't provide a
Link header with a "|
timegate" link to point at
their TimeGate for the UK Government Web Archive.