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I just received an email this morning notifying me that Millinniata 25GB 
BD blanks are now available and shipping. I intend to Xfer some of my 
most precious recordings/photos. At $4.50 per in a package of 15, that's 
not bad. About 18 cents/GB plus shipping.

joe salerno

On 5/16/2014 6:57 AM, Music Hunter wrote:
> Hi Tom & friends,
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> Is there any evidence pointing to that happening?
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> I am still enjoying CDs obtained when CDs were first introduced in the early
> '80's with no sign of self-degrading in over 30 years. I'm trying to think
> of what other products we have that have that still work as well as they did
> when brand new.
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> Talk about value...
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> Jay
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> Your search for sound & video ends here!
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> Jay Sonin, General Manager
> Music Hunter Distributing Company
> 4880 North Citation Drive, Suite # 101
> Delray Beach, Florida 33445-6552
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> From: Stephen Thomson Moore [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Friday, May 16, 2014 7:33 AM
> To: Wagstaff, D John; Edmonds, Amy; [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [MLA-L] RE: the end of the CD and DVD (and the CD and DVD
> player)?
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> Dear all,
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> Another concern with the end of the CD and DVD seems to be that our immense
> collections of Cds will self-degrade and be nothing more than shiny discs in
> a few short years. What about that?
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> Best, Tom Moore
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> FIU
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> From: <Wagstaff>, D John <[log in to unmask]>
> Reply-To: "Wagstaff, D John" <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Thursday, May 15, 2014 5:54 PM
> To: "Edmonds, Amy" <[log in to unmask]>, "[log in to unmask]"
> <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: [MLA-L] RE: the end of the CD and DVD (and the CD and DVD player)?
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> I think maybe the issue is that, once we reach a tipping point with e-books,
> the publishers might decide to move to an I-Tunes account-type distribution
> model, i.e. a "one individual/one account, no libraries need apply thank you
> very much have a nice day but get lost". We're already seeing this with some
> textbooks, after all. Print surrogates will then become impossible to
> obtain, libraries are cut out of the equation, and first-sale doctrine is
> sacrificed to licensing agreements.
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> I don't write this in a "the-publisher-is-the-enemy" spirit, they clearly
> are only trying to make money and keep their businesses afloat, and arguably
> if the roles were reversed we'd be doing the same. But I suspect that that's
> definitely the commercial motivation behind the push towards e-books.
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> John
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> John Wagstaff
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> Head, Music & Performing Arts Library
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> Interim Head, Literatures and Languages Library
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> University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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> 1114 W. Nevada Street
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> Urbana IL61801
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> Tel. 217-244-4070
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> e-mail: [log in to unmask]
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> From: Edmonds, Amy [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2014 4:40 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [MLA-L] RE: the end of the CD and DVD (and the CD and DVD player)?
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> The same thing that makes it easy to crank out e-books makes it easy to
> publish in paper!  Why are they whining?
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> I do read quite a bit on my kindle but for anything that I will be working
> with intellectually, I have to be able to put my sticky notes in it (shhh!)
> and flip through the pages at will for the bits that I will recognize
> visually but can't remember well enough to do a good search on a device.
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> From: Wagstaff, D John [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2014 5:09 PM
> To: Stephen Thomson Moore; [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [MLA-L] RE: the end of the CD and DVD (and the CD and DVD player)?
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> To answer this question I'd pose another, which is: For how many years have
> we been seeing magazines with the question "Is this the year of the e-book?"
> on their cover? (my answer: at least 15, and my answer is always "no"). In
> spite of publishers really, really wanting to push e-books, we're still a
> long way from having anything like a decent amount of e-books to offer in
> the performing arts.
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> IMHO.
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> John
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> From: Stephen Thomson Moore [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2014 7:09 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [MLA-L] the end of the CD and DVD (and the CD and DVD player)?
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> Dear CW,
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> Have you all seen any responsible prognostication on what the time frame
> might be for the end of CD as a commercial format for music, and of the DVD
> as a commercial format for video? Do you individually have any wise words in
> this regard? I already heard in 1995 that the CD would soon be history (not
> yet).
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> Inquiringly, Tom Moore
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> FIU
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Joe Salerno