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On 09/09/03, Mike Richter wrote:
> At 08:37 AM 9/9/2003 -0700, Paul T. Jackson wrote:
>> Here is an article (unofficial English translation) on some tests of
>> CD-Rs that show some fail within 20 months.
>> http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/7751
>
> Thanks. It has been cited before, though probably not in this forum.
> It may be worth noting that it is an off-brand and when originally
> recorded had many errors, though presumably they were then
> recoverable.

Much like floppy disks.

Way back when, we often used budget floppy disks, and many of them were
faulty out of the box. The ones that worked then are unreadable now,
while better quality disks from that time are still OK.

Regards
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Don Cox
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