"Data rot"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Apr 8 00:04:15 UTC 2009

>From davidpogue.com, March 1, 2009:

"Computer formats come and go, leaving some users with data no longer
compatible with software or hardware. As [I] report on CBS Sunday
Morning, this is called '_data rot_.'"

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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