Archiving Projects-- TAPE vs. DVD

Justin Findlay jfindlay at
Thu Feb 9 20:11:25 MST 2006

On 2/9/06, Shane Hathaway <shane at> wrote:
> Personally, I'd pick UDO if it weren't proprietary.  As things stand
> right now, I don't know which I'd pick.

Can't you take an ATA drive off line for 10 years and plug it back in
when you need the data?  Does the drive need to constantly re align
the magnetic dipoles on the disk?


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