unreadable HP cartridges
jwest at classiccmp.org
Wed Jun 22 20:34:29 CDT 2005
> I still have a bottle of it but what good would it do to know the binary
> pattern? You couldn't program a new tape with it.
Uh, yes you could. The bits revealed on the tape could be read optically.
Build something like an optical paper tape reader mechanism but with much
better optics. Then take the data to a system with mag tape and write a new
Just a thought. Perhaps a stupid one, but a thought nontheless :>
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