X-Message-Number: 22805
Date: Sun, 9 Nov 2003 12:48:59 +0100
Subject: Re: CD lifetime
From: David Stodolsky <>

On Saturday, November 8, 2003, at 03:13  PM, Tim Freeman wrote:

> If you're archiving data on CD that's pertinent to life extension, you
> probably care how long the CD's last.
> This page says that gold-colored phthalocyanine CD-R's and dark-blue
> metallized AZO CD-R's are better than blue or blue-green or green
> cyanine CD-R's:

At this point, it would make more sense to switch to DVDs. The phase 
change technology used is inherently more stable.


David S. Stodolsky    SpamTo: 

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