Printing Keys and using OCR.
Mark H. Wood
mwood at IUPUI.Edu
Fri May 18 15:54:54 CEST 2007
Of course, paper can also be eaten by bugs or mildew, which wouldn't
be interested in polycarbonate or Mylar.
The lesson here is that, regardless what medium you choose, let the
rated lifetime guide you in developing maintenance procedures but DO
NOT depend on it; take each volume out of the vault every year or so
and check it. The manufacturer will cheerfully refund your purchase
price if their product fails, but how will you get your information
Anything that absoultely MUST be readable after umpty-ump years should
be replicated, all replicas tested frequently for readability, and
recopied as needed.
Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer mwood at IUPUI.Edu
Typically when a software vendor says that a product is "intuitive" he
means the exact opposite.
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