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Hi John:

You said that your client has the analog originals on hand. I would suggest that he not put too much 
time or money into sussing out problems with CDR media made a decade ago in a Sony CD recorder. 
Rather, he should spend his time and money re-transferring the material, in high resolution, to a 
modern storage system. And he should be aware of budgeting for future expenses to maintain and 
migrate the data.

-- Tom Fine

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Spencer" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, August 06, 2013 5:52 PM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] Thank you!!


> Thank you to everyone who responded to my CD-R/ bit-rot problem. While we've yet to review any of 
> these discs, I've forwarded every email to him to give him the collective wisdom of the ARSC list.
>
> While I would have never given him the advice to let CD-Rs lie without any bit-level fixity 
> checks, etc., it is what it is, so I wish them good luck and now I know why I send in my dues 
> every year and participate in the ARSC TC.
>
> Sincerely,
> John
>
> John Spencer
> BMS/Chace
> 1801 8th Ave. S.  Suite 200
> Nashville, TN 37203
> office (615) 385-1251
> fax (615) 385-0153
> cell (615) 714-1199
> email: [log in to unmask]
> web: www.bmschace.com
>
>