[rescue] cd-rom rot

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Feb 20 20:47:27 CST 2020

On February 20, 2020 3:52:02 PM Robert Toegel <rjtoegel at gmail.com> wrote:
> There was an article years ago in Scientific American about how permanent
> difference storage media were before you find bit errors appearing.  IIRC,
> it was about two years for floppies and about ten years for CDs.  That one
> lost a lot of bits, lol.  Guess paper tape wins again.

  Ha, I regularly read data from 40 year old floppies!


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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