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Old 03-18-2013, 01:34 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by michaelk View Post
IMHO the safest long term storage media is paper.
If you mean avoiding storing data on computer related devices, then go with stone.
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Originally Posted by michaelk View Post
IMHO the safest long term storage media is paper.
Don't most brands of paper break down chemically just from contact with the atmosphere?
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And, stone to dust and rust...
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While formats like jpg and pdf won't disappear overnight, I prefer to keep scans in tif.
1. Lossless compared to jpg's typically lossey format
2. I've already found old pfd's that throw errors now because the standard has changed slightly some over the years.
3. Its easier to convert to a pdf but not as easy to convert from a pdf.


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