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

From: Stainless Steel Rat (ratinox@peorth.gweep.net)
Date: Wed Jul 19 2000 - 11:07:07 CDT

* Brian McEwen <brian@bmcewen.cvm.okstate.edu> on Wed, 19 Jul 2000
| 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.

That's a neat trick, since CD-RW does not use organic dyes. In truth,
there are no solid estimates on CD-RW lifespan (according to the CD-R FAQ).

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