Tape imaging

Al Kossow aek at bitsavers.org
Wed Aug 10 10:49:37 CDT 2016

On 8/10/16 8:43 AM, Chuck Guzis wrote:

> Additionally, how was the metadata handled?  (i.e. information about
> equipment used, paper labels, maybe a photo of the tape reel itself?).
> The physical aspects are also part of archival information.

Even though the file size of a picture of the label may be bigger than the
data itself, it is incredibly important, especially wgt provenance of the
media (original disk, etc.)

I keep forgetting to shoot the backs of 3.5" floppies for the manufacturing
part numbers :-(

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