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Re: Labeling backup DVD+RW's

On Sun, 2009-01-11 at 19:49 -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 01/11/09 19:24, Richard Hector wrote:
> > On Sun, 2009-01-11 at 20:03 -0500, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 05:29:54PM +1300, Richard Hector wrote:
> >>  
> >>> I'd be tempted to just write on something that never needs erasing -
> >>> either a name that makes sense in a repeating cycle (eg 'Monday',
> >>> 'Tuesday' etc) or just an index number, and keep a separate record of
> >>> which disk you need for which date. Otherwise you increase the risk of
> >>> damaging the disk.
> >> What, no barcode reader in a burner?
> > 
> > I'm not very good at writing barcodes :-)
> > 
> > And I have nothing that will print on a CD/DVD. And I don't like the
> > idea of putting sticky labels on a disk that spins that fast.
> See if Lightscribe works for you.

[note that I'm not actually in need of a solution at this time]

My (laptop) burner claims to do lightscribe - but it needs special
(expensive?) disks, doesn't it? And produces labels that the drive still
can't read?

I'm not actually sure where this thread is going any more though :-)


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