At 03:52 PM 2009-12-31, Tom Fine wrote:
>SACD (could be considered a failed/fringe format, but it does still hang on)
What would you put as its dates?
>I wouldn't count fringe/failed formats like Elcaset, DCC and
>Minidisc (MD failed as a consumer-release format but succeeded for a
>time as a recording format; Elcaset and DCC just plain failed).
I thought that DCC and MD were bigger in Europe than North America,
and I think we're looking worldwide--except we'll discount Finland
and Elcaset as all remaining Elcasets were apparently dumped in Finland.
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