[ale] Cd-r life

Jim Kinney jim.kinney at gmail.com
Sat Oct 2 09:45:38 EDT 2010

my links are on a backup tape, but yes. CD-R is a short life product unless
it uses a specific type of dye. Those appear blueish on the data side.

Still, a CD-R that has seen sunlight will die soon.

On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 9:19 AM, Geoffrey Myers
<lists at serioustechnology.com>wrote:

> I was under the impression that CD-Rs last a decade or more. Spotted a post
> on /. saying that recordings as late as 2008 are at risk. Anyone have links
> to real scientific data on this issue?
> --
> Later, Geoffrey
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