Re: NTLK Re: Off topic: Minidisc: Off topic: CD lifespan...

From: Bill Davis (
Date: Wed Jul 19 2000 - 00:05:36 CDT

On 7/19/00 12:00 AM, John I. Clark []

>>CD-R decomposes in 5-10 years
>What? That's a new take that I have not heard! 5-10 years? Where is
>If that is true, more people need to be informed... I'm sure that there
>are thousands of people that think they have a really long term back-up
>if they've burned CDs. Is this statistic being hidden by the CD-R and
>CD-RW manufacturers? Or is it even an accurate statistic?

There's been a recent "special report" on MacInTouch about CD-R's

 - Bill

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