[rfc-i] Digital Preservation Considerations for the RFC Series -- draft-flanagan-rfc-preservation-00.txt is posted

Donald Eastlake d3e3e3 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 06:25:28 PDT 2014


On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 9:11 AM, Paul Kyzivat <pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> On 9/10/14 7:41 AM, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
>
>> No, not punch cards!  Anything but those!
>
> You don't want to archive RFCs on punched cards?
> That would be great! :-)

They are a physically robust medium. In the absence of inundations and
conflagrations, they would probably be readable after thousands if not
tens of thousands of years.

Thanks,
Donald
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