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Re: filmscanners: Burning CD's
"Arthur Entlich" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Read my detailed discussion. CD-RW do not use dyes. They use a
> amorphous crystal layer. Report from another subscriber is that they
> last 30 years, while the best CD-Rs can last 100 years.
Point taken, nevertheless one is designed for write-once-read-many
and the other is designed to be rewritten.
One thing which seems clear from this discussion is that there's no
consensus on how long these things will last - mostly because they
haven't been around long enough to know for sure.