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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 07:35:36 EST
- Message-Id: <199902101236.EAA16340@palimpsest.Stanford.EDU>
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In a message dated 2/10/99 3:25:45 AM Pacific Standard Time,
<< How about the extinct 5 3/4" floppy disk, that was the standard ten years
ago, and now is virtually impossible to be readed, because there's no
machine that can do that? >>
What about them? To compare a 5 3/4" floppy to a CD-ROM is silly. I am
talking about the winner in the digital storage wars not the losers. The
prevailing logic appears to be: Since digital storage mediums can become
obsolete this means that all digital storage mediums will by neccesity become