Let's develop an open-source media archive standard

From: Paul Koning <pkoning_at_equallogic.com>
Date: Tue Aug 10 19:17:19 2004

>>>>> "Vintage" == Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com> writes:

 Vintage> Ok, instead of all the unproductive bickering over semantics
 Vintage> (most of which is illogical...come on, admit it) I'd rather
 Vintage> we actually discuss developing further an open-source,
 Vintage> public domain, free (in every sense of the word) standard
 Vintage> for archiving data media of all types (magentic, paper, or
 Vintage> otherwise).

 Vintage> This is basically going to be a continuation of what we've
 Vintage> already discussed on the list, and what Hans and I have
 Vintage> discussed in private.

 Vintage> First, let's start with the goals.

When you say "archiving" what span of time do you mean? A year? A
decade? A century? Longer?

You will get completely different answers depending on how you answer
that question.

(See also www.longnow.org)

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