archiving as opposed to backing up

From: Dwight K. Elvey <>
Date: Wed Sep 22 21:07:38 2004

>From: "Vintage Computer Festival" <>
>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.

 Of course, pictures without captions would be of less interest
than ones with captions. How many albums seem to lack context.
Sellam is right, I'd love to see how people did simple day to
day kinds of things from 1K years ago.
Received on Wed Sep 22 2004 - 21:07:38 BST

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