On Fri, 2008-04-04 at 08:40 -0700, bruce wrote:
as an aside...
the issue of recalling how to read/write to old data formats is only
going to get harrier as we all go forth!!
remembering how to read something from a data format that's 20 years
old ain't going to get any easier!
Yes, though this brings up a point where paper has a huge advantage.
You can read paper cards and tape without the original reading hardware,
if you have to. Try doing that with an obsolete magnetic or optical
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important to the thread.)
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