Let's develop an open-source media archive standard

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Wed Aug 11 14:01:22 2004

On Wed, 11 Aug 2004, Cini, Richard wrote:

> I don't mean "machine address" but rather some sort of block address on the
> media. I was thinking more on the lines of how data sectors on a hard drive
> are numbered...not CHS numbering but "absolute sector" numbering from 0 to
> something.

I see. That's still specifiable in the spec. Rather than having <TRACK>
and <SECTOR> tags, you could have <BLOCK> tags. This, again, is something
to be hashed out when the spec is actually developed.

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