Let's develop an open-source media archive standard

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Tue Aug 10 19:50:32 2004

On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, Paul Koning wrote:

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

Is forever too ambitious? :)

The idea is to create a standard for representing the data, not a medium.
Media with near-infinite longevity will be the next undertaking :)

> (See also www.longnow.org)

Is there a specific section you want to refer me to?

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