Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/07/20

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Subject: [Leica] Consensus on external hard drives
From: del at (David E. Labovitz)
Date: Thu Jul 20 19:02:37 2006

Many, many years ago there was a marvelous system called Secure that ran
under EXEC 8 on the Univac 1108.  Brian, with  a (very) few hints from
me, turned this system into a first class back-up and archiving system
on which every version of every file you worked with lived somewhere on
a well-indexed magnetic tape, usually in several copies for redundancy.
Old files just got rolled back into "mass" storage when you needed them
and rolled out when you weren't using them.

Ah, well.  Ain't progress grand.