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Re: [opensuse] About Backing Up
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 18:55:28 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0702191842020.6182@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Monday 2007-02-19 at 11:32 -0500, Greg Freemyer wrote:

> AIUI, it relates to designed life of the media. For most CDs/DVDs it
> is pretty short (a year or two I think. And the glue from the back of
> the label will eat away your data. Don't use them.)

The initial designed life was ethernal. A century at least. Actual life
expectancy after "improvements" is much lower. Well, maybe I'm thinking of
CDs.

> Check these out: http://www.kmpmedia.com/kodak-gold.html
>
> That should be long enough for you (rated 100 to 300 years).
>
> FYI: I was curious about the cost. $122 for 100-pack at
> http://www.datamediastore.com/kodak-cd-r-29150.html.

I wonder if there are more makers claiming similar durability?

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Cheers,
Carlos E. R.
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