Let's develop an open-source media archive standard

From: der Mouse <mouse_at_Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: Tue Aug 10 23:38:16 2004

>> I'm tempted to say that we should leave copy protection hacks out of
>> the spec for now, but if it was extensible, that would be great.
> Yes, copy protection will defintely be able to be described naturally
> in the specification I have in mind. The spec should be able to
> define several layers of bit storage: logical (files, directories,
> etc.), byte (e.g. tracks, sectors), and raw (bit streams). In this
> way, copy protection schemes can be preserved by storing the image in
> the raw format.

Some copy protection schemes.

What about copy-protection schemes that work by damaging the media to
the point where it doesn't _have_ a bit stream at a particular place?

As you say, maybe not in V1.0, but something to keep in mind.

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