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Re: "Digital Dark Age"
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- Subject: Re: "Digital Dark Age"
- From: DT Fletcher <FletcherOR@AOL.COM>
- Date: Wed, 10 Feb 1999 11:41:47 EST
- Message-Id: <199902101642.IAA17926@palimpsest.Stanford.EDU>
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In a message dated 2/10/99 5:28:34 AM Pacific Standard Time,
is to say, someone with computer skills can get in and change the data.
(snip) Please do not confuse such useful and valueable efforts with archival
Dorothy Africa >>
No confusion here. But you apparently don't understand that it just isn't
possible to go in and change the data on a manufactured CD-ROM. Perhaps a
finished CD-R could be changed, but that is not the format I am suggesting for
archival preservation of digital data.