The precarious state of classic software and hardware preservation
chris at groessler.org
Fri Nov 26 02:19:04 CST 2021
On 11/20/21 5:55 PM, Bill Degnan via cctalk wrote:
> That's why I am saying you literally need a family archivist who
> periodically converts content on old media to new media for.old family
> photos. That is the only practical way to preserve things or than if the
> original paper/photo/tape exists and is still readable. Extending to
> vintage computing, there will always have to be a community of archivists.
You need one family archivist _every second generation_, at least, if
you want to cover more that 50 or so year of family history/pictures.
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