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

From: Brian McEwen (
Date: Wed Jul 19 2000 - 10:16:40 CDT

>CD-RW is a different medium, different materials, with a longer shelf life,
>but still not as long as MO.

There seems to be a lot of opinions about this, but everything I've read
recently I thought indicated that CD-RW dye was less stable than that used
in CD-R.

If anyone burning CD-R has yet to read the Macintouch May/June Special
topic on CD-recordables, it is a good read with some surprising info. See


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