Old Forum closing down, will archive include original database?
A forum I visit regularly is closing and a few offshoots are looking to make a replacement. It was mentioned an archive of the site will be made, I was thinking of trying to migrate the old archive into the new forum with user accounts.
What exactly will an archive of a site entail? If the owner requested a copy of the original database would it be possible to get an early copy for testing compatibility before the site closes?