Apparently, these DID get under my radar.  The MAM gold surface DVD is 
available.  My point is moot.

  At the moment, I have no experience working with audio encoded DVDs. 
Might we hear from those who do?

Steve Smolian

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Karl Miller" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 9:55 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Further thoughts on the new CLIR report. DVDs

> On Fri, 24 Mar 2006, Steven Smolian wrote:
>> It follows that archivally-intended projects for which the final storage
> medium is the DVD should also be preserved at 44.1/16 on gold CDs until 
> there
> is a gold DVD on the market.
> I believe MAM makes an "archival" Gold DVD-R which sells for about $90 for
> fifty.
> However, I still support the notion of the 44.1/16 gold 650MB disc backup
> because of the availability and standardization of the playback modality.
> Karl
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