Future of CDROM, DVD, etc.

Julian Humphries jmhbs at UNO.EDU
Fri Apr 28 18:15:44 CDT 2000

At 08:49 AM 28-04-00 -0500, Thomas Lammers wrote:
>At 10:22 AM 4/27/00 -0500, you wrote:
>>500 million CDROM drives in the world today spread from one
>>end of the planet to the other.
>Much the same could have been said 25 yrs ago about 8-track audio tape
>decks ...

I seriously doubt that, in fact not even close, and no data were ever
stored on 8-track audio tapes, so there was little economic incentive to
maintain them, and they were crappy and unreliable to boot.

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