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Re: filmscanners: Best digital archive medium for scans?



Tony wrote:

>Best backup medium is probably binary printed on acid-free paper as
>barcodes. This is well capable of true Dead Sea Scrolls archival longevity, 
>if suitably stored.

That is probably the most unique solution I've heard all day, and probably 
all year. :-)

If one could transcribe the bar-code to granite (and it's possible), you 
could have something that would last close to 30,000 years before gradually 
turning into clay. Who'd read it then, or how, I couldn't rightly say. ;-)

Best regards--LRA



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