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Subject: CD-R longevity

CD-R longevity

From: John Cupitt <john.cupitt>
Date: Friday, January 30, 2004
In reply to Gavin Stairs's question about CD-R longevity: The US
National Institute of Standards and Technologies has recently
completed a guide to the care and handling of CD and DVD media:


There are no specific product recommendations, but they do give
clear guidelines about disc types (gold CD-R, DVD-R or DVD+R) and
storage conditions (upright, cool, dark, low humidity). There's a
handy one page summary on the web:


John Cupitt

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