On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 10:35:09PM +0100 or thereabouts, kevin lyda wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 10:24:04PM +0100, Ronan Cunniffe wrote:
> > On Mon, 3 Sep 2001, Liam Bedford wrote:
> > > The normal blue/cyan ones only have a life of 20 years, and it's degraded by
> > > UV etc...
>> uh, my home backups are only good for a month or so. the schedule i've
> set up does a full backup on the 1st of the month (~350megs compressed)
> and then does incrementals till the next month.
>> i'm doing backups, not prepping media for the library of congress...
>> > But in the absence of UV, they gradually degrade at room temperature, so
> > you really just need a light-tight fridge. :-)
Which begs the question:
"Is the light off when the door's closed?"
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