OT: Archiving data/video/movies/photos/oral history

From: John Foust <jfoust_at_threedee.com>
Date: Sat Jun 3 22:19:06 2000

At 11:27 PM 6/2/00 +0000, Eric Smith wrote:
>Perhaps in 30 years the CD-ROM problem will be more akin to that of
>finding working 8-track players or 78 RPM turntables today. There are
>still some around, but they aren't commonplace.

It would be interesting to compare the number of 78 RPM records
ever made to the number of data CD made, for example. As for
finding CD-ROM readers, I'm sure the surplus places will have
pristine in-shrink-wrap ones on the shelf, in the same way
you can still buy surplus from WW II.

- John
Received on Sat Jun 03 2000 - 22:19:06 BST

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