Let's develop an open-source media archive standard

From: Roger Merchberger <zmerch_at_30below.com>
Date: Wed Aug 11 14:09:44 2004

Rumor has it that Vintage Computer Festival may have mentioned these words:
>On Wed, 11 Aug 2004, Cini, Richard wrote:
> > I think that we should start compiling a list of the various media we want
> > represented and how that media is organized natively. I don't mean
> "well, it
> > has blocks and sectors" either. We should examine the exact format down to
> > the actual numbers (i.e., "2048 blocks of 256-bytes recorded twice").
> Seeing
> > how the various data stores are organized should bring some clarity to how
> > we should represent it.
>I agree. This would be useful. Does someone want to volunteer to do

I'll volunteer. Short-term, I'll prolly keep a spreadsheet with the
relevant data & publish it to PDF for the web -- long(er) term would be
setting up a PostgreSQL Database & either a Python or ColdFusion
web-frontend so people could search (and possibly modify) the info on the

Roger "Merch" Merchberger

Roger "Merch" Merchberger -- sysadmin, Iceberg Computers
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