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wget and curl: downloads that sometimes fail

For my archive somewhere between cURL 7.21.0 and 7.34.0 it does not like to be started from an RDP based tsclient share:

C:\Users\jeroen\Downloads>\\tsclient\bin\curl.7.21.0.exe --remote-name https://www.xs4all.nl/index.html
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100 86465    0 86465    0     0  60805      0 --:--:--  0:00:01 --:--:-- 70012

C:\Users\jeroen\Downloads>\\tsclient\bin\curl.7.34.0.exe --remote-name https://www.xs4all.nl/index.html
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
  0     0    0     0    0     0      0      0 --:--:-- --:--:-- --:--:--     0curl: (6) Could not resolve host: web.archive.org

C:\Users\jeroen\Downloads>\\tsclient\bin\curl.7.61.0.exe --remote-name https://www.xs4all.nl/index.html
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
  0     0    0     0    0     0      0      0 --:--:-- --:--:-- --:--:--     0curl: (6) Could not resolve host: www.xs4all.nl

C:\Users\jeroen\Downloads>copy \\tsclient\bin\curl.7.61.0.exe
        1 file(s) copied.
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Euler's identity - cool explanatory videos by Burkard Polster

[WayBack] e^iπ = -1 – Daniela Osterhagen – Google+ reminded me of [WayBackEuler’s identity (often called the most beautiful formula in the world) and these two great videos by Burkard Polster I bumped into a few years back below. 41 more words

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Why Are My Text Messages Stuck Pending | Pushbullet Help Central

Try this fix first:

For many, this issue goes away by simply reinstalling our Android app on your phone. We suggest giving this a try first.

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TweeterID - Twitter ID and username converter

Especially HTC devices used to store part of the context information like this:

<HTCData><Twitter>id:11111111/friendof:00000000</Twitter></HTCData>

[WayBack] TweeterID – Twitter ID and username converter:

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