Supercomputers, fishing for information

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Mon Apr 3 15:49:32 CDT 2017

On 04/03/2017 01:29 PM, Cameron Kaiser via cctalk wrote:

> I'm almost afraid to see if the one Jim Battle sent me a long time
> ago still works.

This points up to a common misunderstanding among vendors, I think.  I
question the use of QIC for *archival* storage; it certainly was less
expensive than other comparably-sized media to deploy.

For *distribution*, where the cart is essentially a short-term affair
(until it can be copied to archival storage), it does make sense.


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