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Re: [ARSCLIST] Aren't recordings original sources?

On 21/10/08, George Brock-Nannestad wrote:

> So it is a continuum of development, and it is only when a technology
> is completely discarded (such as coarse-groove 78 rpm) that the
> foundations that that technology was resting on get forgotten, and
> later generations will not be an improvement. There has been no
> fundamental improvement of coarse-groove 78 rpm reproduction since
> 1948, even though later technology has been tweaked into service.
I think the current work on optical scanning of 78s may lead to a
fundamental improvement.

Don Cox

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