[TUHS] Whence 1st Edition Unix Kernel Assembly?
milov at uwlax.edu
Fri Apr 25 04:44:37 AEST 2008
I'd vote against. The MO disks and drive in my NeXT no longer work.
(of course if anyone has advice for resuscitating MO devices, I'm all
On Apr 24, 2008, at 1:15 PM, ckeck at texoma.net wrote:
> 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
> 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
>>> 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
>> ps: how many pages to archive a gigabyte of src code? ;-)
>> Tim Newsham
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