Digital archiving tools
michael.99.thompson at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 18:58:30 CDT 2011
> From: Joachim Thiemann <joachim.thiemann at gmail.com>
> By curious coincidence, one of my labmates just asked me for some
> original data from my Master's thesis, and luckily I have that data
> backed up on CD-R - from 1999 (Maxell gold-coloured CD-R74, if that
> makes a difference). Tar.gz files, and still reads fine 12 years
> later on a modern machine (Mac mini) without special hardware or
My wife's Master's thesis is on RX01 floppies made with WPS-8.
Someday I will get the files converted to something more modern.
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