Reninds me of the cartoon of the monk down in the catacombs by 
candlelight etching a CDROM with a quill pen... Any body wants a copy 
email me offlist. It is amusing to display in archiving rooms...


Lou Judson  Intuitive Audio

On Aug 12, 2005, at 3:35 PM, Russ Hamm wrote:

> Reminds me of the April Fools' Day news article that NPR ran a few 
> years
> back, purporting to report on an ambitious new project of the Library 
> of
> Congress to reproduce all known sound files on wax cylinders - the
> rationale being that this is the most low-tech and therefor most 
> perdurable
> medium for long range storage. No power is needed for playback, just a
> cranking arm!
> Russ Hamm
>> Perhaps what we need is a method of storing digital files on a shellac
>> disc?! They seem to last forever, barring disasters...
>> Steven C. Barr