Archival storage

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 08:32:42 CDT 2005


Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Oct 2005, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> 
> 
>>What I was wondering about was if a number of diskettes were packed in a
>>vacuum-sealed container and placed in an underground "time capsule" or a
>>building's cornerstone, if they'd survive 100 or so years...
> 
> 
> Right, and my question still is, would the MEDIA stop out-gassing if it
> was vacuum-packed?

Absolutely not.  It would probably outgas faster.

Peace...  Sridhar



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