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

Rob Lingelbach rob
Mon Jul 8 01:19:17 BST 2002


On Sun, Jul 07, 2002 at 05:08:13PM -0700, Jeff Heusser wrote:
> 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.

right, I would have assumed media changes, but the readability of the
files themselves.. that's what I'm not sure of.  I don't know yet if 100
years is the target, but one might as well aim high.

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Rob Lingelbach      http://www.alegria.com      rob at calarts.edu





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