[TUHS] Whence 1st Edition Unix Kernel Assembly?

ckeck at texoma.net ckeck at texoma.net
Fri Apr 25 04:15:28 AEST 2008

What about magneto-optical disks? They are supposed to last 50 years.
Problem is that one would have to not only hold on to the disks, but also
the drives, as well as a system with a SCSI I/F.


On Thu, 24 Apr 2008, Tim Newsham wrote:

> Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 07:30:58 -1000 (HST)
> From: Tim Newsham <newsham at lava.net>
> To: Michael Kerpan <madcrow.maxwell at gmail.com>
> Cc: tuhs at tuhs.org
> Subject: Re: [TUHS] Whence 1st Edition Unix Kernel Assembly?
> > I guess we need to start archiving all software on acid-free archival
> > paper, then. It's the only way it'll survive.
> And not necessarily in human readable form -- how about some format
> that is very easy to ocr with minimal errors and error correcting codes?
> ps: how many pages to archive a gigabyte of src code? ;-)
> Tim Newsham
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