X-Message-Number: 2653
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 94 23:29:56 CST
Subject: SCI.CRYONICS Magnetic Tape

Tim Freeman:
> I've read that the information on recorded video tape becomes
> unreadable in about 10 years.
        I don't believe it.  T.V. news broadcasts regularly pull video 
footage older than ten years.  I have personally viewed VHS movies 
older than 10 years.  Heck, I even know a guy (my dad) who listens to 
8 track cassettes more than 25 years old.
                                                        --- Brian Wowk

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