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Re: Computers and books

In a message dated 9/25/00 9:28:08 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
elde@HURRICANE.NET writes:

<< Only so long as the hardware and compatible software exists.  Which may or
 may not be years or decades. >>

If this is really a concern, be sure to avoid any proprietary file formats
and, of course, proprietary systems like MACs ;-)

Non-proprietary formats such as .jpg for pictures and .txt for text will last
the longest.  Adobe Acrobat should also be pretty safe.  Be sure to include
the necesary viewing software on the CD itself.

DT Fletcher

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