archiving as opposed to backing up

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Wed Sep 22 20:40:37 2004

On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Teo Zenios wrote:

> To me archives should be made up of just the important stuff, if we didn't
> find it important enough to save it, people 1000 years from now will think
> it is even less important. Who wants to dig through a trillion pictures of
> everyone's pre school finger paintings in an archive our parents put
> together 1000 years from now?

Well, I for one would be beyond thrilled to see pictures of people and
places and things from 1000 years ago.

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