Thoughts -> Re: classiccmp server

From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Tue Oct 5 13:45:11 2004

On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, Ron Hudson wrote:

> I once was wondering if a backup software could be written that writes to
> laser printer.

Not sure about toner longevity, but it's otherwise not a joke.

> Backups would be read in with a scanner..
> Hmm limit usable area to 8"x10" = 80 sq in. 600 dpi = 48mb per page.

A size dot addressable? Don't think so... reliably, a few K,
or tens of K. Maybe 100K with a proprietary wacko scheme.

Better yet, good quality text, human and machine readable,
redundant, copyable, etc etc ...

Density isn't the only metric...
Received on Tue Oct 05 2004 - 13:45:11 BST

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