data files (was Re: [Tig] D6 tape costs?)

Jeff Heusser lists
Mon Jul 8 01:08:13 BST 2002

Not really my area... but I would assume that to read that data in 100 
years it would have to move between many various storage medium every 10 
years or so and probably format as well.


On Sunday, July 7, 2002, at 04:53  PM, Rob Lingelbach wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 07, 2002 at 03:37:06PM -0700, Jeff Heusser wrote:
>> widespread use, you better have a specific need because it is such a
>> crapshoot.  Also what to big data users outside our business use?
> Jeff do you think there's any danger of a particular file format like
> .dpx being essentially unreadable 100 years from now?
> I ask because we will be considering this question at the UCLA Film 
> Archives
> when we design it in the next year or two (I'm joining them next month).
> --
> Rob Lingelbach      rob at
Jeff Heusser		jeff at		jeff at

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