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Re: filmscanners: Best digital archive medium for scans?



Hersch wrote:

>I believe that Etruscan writings in Tuscany, approximately 2-3000 years old 
>have still not been deciphered.

So then, we seem to have the additional problem of also keeping Etruscan 
scribes alive for 2-3000 years (or perhaps their counterparts). Formidable! 
;-)

--LRA



>Lynn Allen 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. 
>>;-)
>> >
>>Of course this assumes that anyone will still remember what the barcodes
>>actually mean!
>>
>>Brian Rumary, England
>>
>>http://freespace.virgin.net/brian.rumary/homepage.htm
>


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