opinions on very long term storage and references from Google search

From: John Lawson <jpl15_at_panix.com>
Date: Mon May 10 10:40:52 2004

On Mon, 10 May 2004, Michael Sokolov wrote:

> The best long-term storage method I know of is to inscribe the information on a
> tablet of wet clay and bake it in an oven, after which it becomes hard as rock.
> Sumerians did this 6000 years ago and their writings are still perfectly
> readable.

   Hmmmmm.... not only a Cunieform Assembler, but the "printer" to form
the raw clay, inscribe the tablets, and complete with an automatic kiln to
bake 'em afterwards.

This is obviously what .zip files were really meant for.

 "My, what a large file... over 300 megatabs and still growing!"


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