Much of this related to burned discs. It is a trickle-down version of a
study prepared by and offerered on line by the NIST, around the same date,
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From: "Mike Richter" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, December 15, 2004 7:02 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] New CD Report NIST
> At 12:35 PM 12/15/2004 -0600, Rick Taylor wrote:
>> > Are there studies reporting results using the procedure/standard?
>>I don't know, but I'm having a grand time looking. Here is a document
>>by the Library of Congress in 2003. "LONGEVITY OF CD MEDIA: RESEARCH AT
>>LIBRARY OF CONGRESS" It's supposed to be in PDF format, but I can't seem
>>access that version. Maybe somebody at LOC can point the way. In the
>>meantime, I found an HTML version by following this link:
> Unfortunately, the link brings up a text-only document with its
> content in graphics. It appears that the scope is pressed discs, not
> recordable ones; there are many lesser questions which apply.
> I do not want to appear to be a curmudgeon here. I have pursued questions
> of longevity of recordable optical media for some time and have not found
> better references - but neither have I found any which led to usable
> answers for the obvious questions.
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