Storage Hazards

From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Fri Oct 8 16:00:54 2004

On Fri, 8 Oct 2004, ben franchuk wrote:

> How about no backups of floppy disks, they can be bad still in a unopened
> box of software. I found this with a few old games I bought.

if (/.*back.*up.*/) {
        print "We should stop saying \"backing up\" and say \"restoring\".\n";
        print "Floppies and tapes might as well be Signetics WOMs after ";
            print "a year or two or ten.\n";
        print "Its not what we store today, but what we can read in 2050.\n";

> Also no backup of 'tape backup software'.


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