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Re: dual layered DVD's vs single layer etc....

On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 10:43:20AM -0800, Alan Ianson wrote:
> On Monday 04 December 2006 10:06, Scarletdown wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-12-03 at 17:04 -0900, Greg Madden wrote:
> > > Part of this discussion concerned the cost of DL media vs single
> > > layer.At the time DL was about $8/disk while compared to maybe
> > > $1.00/disk for SL, not a good value, imho. The economics may have
> > > changed.
> >

With the cost of hard drives dropping so much, I'm wondering why one
would need to have __everything__ on optical media.  Why not just have
the CD1 (so you have all the docs) and then a local mirror repository on
a (removable?) hard drive along with other backups?  Or, for that
matter, put the repository on whatever backup media you use (e.g. tape,
a hard drive on another box, etc).


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