[linux-audio-user] Reliable archival of recordings

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Thu Dec 18 17:02:48 EST 2003

So far the DVD is reliable.  But, as a friend of mine used to say, "if
it's not on tape, it's not" ;-)


On Thu, 2003-12-18 at 15:55, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> Jan Depner hat gesagt: // Jan Depner wrote:
> > You can get an NEC DVD-R/+R/-RW/+RW/CDR/RW for about $120 if you look
> > around.  That's what I paid for mine (including shipping).
> Ooh, but I've read that DVD is not really reliable, or at least not
> proven to be reliable for archiving.
> For large data amounts, probably good old tape is still the best.
> But backups are for wimps. (Linus T.)
> ciao
> -- 
>  Frank Barknecht                               _ ______footils.org__

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