World's Crappiest Drives (was Re: A&J Microdrive)

From: John Foust <>
Date: Wed Dec 6 09:38:49 2000

At 03:55 AM 12/6/00 +0100, Iggy Drougge wrote:
>Actually, I think CD-ROM deserves a nomination. It's an optical floppy
>/without/ any protection from outside forces whatsoever. It's actually quite

I've wondered about that. Considering the inevitable decay of
aluminum CDs as well as now nearly-free CD-R media, will there
be a demand for very smart readers in the future that might
be able to rescue otherwise unreadable data?

- John
Received on Wed Dec 06 2000 - 09:38:49 GMT

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