That is part of the hype. You try it. I know from experience that a
simple finger print will mess up playback on either CD or DVD. I
don't know where the notion of a whole in the CD/DVD being
recoverable comes from but it's definitely nonsense.
On Jul 2, 2006, at 5:31 PM, phillip holmes wrote:
>> CD and DVD error detection and correction algorithms will "play"
>> discs with
>> 2 mm diameter holes. Some DVD systems require a 6 mm defect before
>> data loss
>> occurs, and the problem is then loss of servo lock by the read
>> drive. Can
>> 78s do this?