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Re: [ARSCLIST] Longevity of data tape?--
At 9:56 PM -0500 6/9/05, Jeffrey Kane wrote:
the LTO to contain one large file containing the separate tracks (say a Pro
Tools Macintosh Stuffit archive, necessary to preserve resource forks), the
entire project would be lost.
actually, if saved in .pts format, there is no resource fork. PT is
now cross platform, completely.
as for data tape formats, it seems best --although probably too
expensive-- to store on 2 different formats, say LTO and AIT, on
different brands of media, and review each data tape every 3 years,
or at least a spot check of one tape from each Lot number...
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