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Re: "Digital Dark Age"



In a message dated 2/10/99 5:28:34 AM Pacific Standard Time,
africa@LAW.HARVARD.EDU writes:

<< That
 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
 preservation.

  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.

dt fletcher


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