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From: William Donzelli <>
Date: Thu Jan 13 21:32:23 2005

> A thin mylar strip, say standard 1" wide, with an optical reader
> you wouldn't need to make holes, only dark spots.
> Use a laser whose output the tape isn't transparent to; a "1" is a
> heat-distorted/discolored spot. A smaller spot for the "sprocket"
> hole/index.

Its been done. The amount of information on a tape was impressive, even by
todays standard, but the syste, went nowhere. I don't even recall the name
of the company.

William Donzelli
Received on Thu Jan 13 2005 - 21:32:23 GMT

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