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From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]>
> This is a nice assemblage of information. Thanks Goran.
> I always heard what is here called the "son" stage referred to as a
> "stamper" but all the terminology I heard was USA circa 1960's, so "son"
> may well have been used in Europe all along and became global later on.
> Both terms make sense to me. "Son" is a logical extension of the "father"
> and "mother" stages. But "stamper" says in one word exactly what the part
> does, it stamps it imprint onto whatever pressed media is being
> manufactured, the result being playback-ready.
"Son"...of a WOT?!
Steven C. Barr