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SACD was early this decade, right, maybe 2001 timeframe?

I don't think DCC caught on anywhere.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard L. Hess" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, December 31, 2009 4:10 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Media Timeline - Historical Assistance Please


> Hi, Tom,
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> 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.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Richard
> 
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