Tape imaging

Rich Alderson RichA at LivingComputerMuseum.org
Wed Aug 10 13:34:05 CDT 2016

> From: Chuck Guzis
> Sent: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 9:05 AM

> On 08/10/2016 08:49 AM, Al Kossow wrote:

>> 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.)

> In particular, the simple TAP format (and its ilk) say nothing about
> the original recorded density or even the length of the tape.

> You'd think that might be important to someone.

It's too bad that the Time Capsule File System invented more than twenty
years ago at MIT never took off:



Rich Alderson
Vintage Computing Sr. Systems Engineer
Living Computer Museum
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