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

On Monday 04 December 2006 11:23, Douglas Tutty wrote:
> 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).

Nothing wrong with that, but you can't put it in your pocket and take it with 

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