Let's develop an open-source media archive standard

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Tue Aug 10 22:07:44 2004

On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, Teo Zenios wrote:

> Here is an example of a society that preserves media on the Amiga platform
> (complete images including the copy protection as used by the developer).
> http://www.caps-project.org/
> They have spent allot of time deciphering custom disk formats and saving all
> of the information digitally so it can be reproduced exactly at a later
> date.

That's a very cool project. The archives they are making could be
converted into the specification I'm talking about by writing a
translation program to take the raw bit images they are producing and
convert it into the specification markup language. Quite easily.

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