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Re: "Digital Dark Age"



In a message dated 2/10/99 3:25:45 AM Pacific Standard Time,
rbruno@INTERNETCOM.COM.BR writes:

<< 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
obsolete.  Nonsense.

dt fletcher


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