archival cd-r - really true?

Eric J Korpela korpela at
Wed Mar 8 16:57:34 CST 2006

I haven't seen the original post yet, and so haven't read the article
in question.

On 3/8/06, Zane H. Healy <healyzh at> wrote:
> I totally agree with the stability of the polymers, I'm more than a little
> concerned about the suitability of DVD-R's as a result.  Does anyone know of
> "Archival Quality" DVD-R's?  I'd be happy with something that's good for 50
> years at this point :^)

MAM-A claims 100 year expected life for their "Gold Lacquer DVD-R". 
Only $322 for the minimum order of 200.  (Although I guess you can
find them 50 for $100).


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