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You are going to need a huge amount of stones and a big hammer if you want to hole-punch all that information in stone
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
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You're not far off. Manufacturers of M-Discs claim that their medium is much like engraving in stone. They guarantee a lifetime of 1,000 years! My main question: Will man (and woman) still be around in a 1,000 years?
"I have no idea what I did, but I'm taking full credit for it." - ThisOldTony
"Common sense is so rare these days, it should be classified as a super power" - Random T-shirt
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Microsoft is actually doing you a favor. Few things are worth backing up. At first you'll be devastated that they are gone. Then after that fades in 6 months, you won't remember what you didn't successfully back up anyway
For me, other than family photos, nothing is worth the trouble. And even at that, all the things that matter are in my head!
And don't tell me I should rather backup to flash drives! I'm a DVD man!
I'd understand backing up some media that originated from DVD, but even double-layer Blu-ray discs (50GB) are way too small for my regular backup set. The full thing currently leaves about 1.5TB free on my 10TB drive. So flash drives are out as well.
And that's just the stuff I care about backing up.
I wish hard drive capacity was keeping up. I don't want a RAID to be involved in my backup scheme.
I've used LTO tapes before (salvaged the hardware from a business shutdown, used it for my own purposes for a while). Problem is, it's ridiculously expensive for an end user.
And I hate using the proprietary software. Need to quickly restore a random file in a random folder? Good luck with that. Backing up to hard drives with robocopy, I can do just that as if the backup set was just another drive - because that's exactly what it is.
Not sure if Chrome/other browsers do that, but Edge is annoying in this way:
If I go (for example) to https://www.codeproject.com, and copy that (literal) string from the address bar, and then paste it into something like OneNote (or any other app that lets you create links), what gets pasted is text showing "CodeProject - For those who code", which is a clickable link that brings you to the site. I don't want to get the URL obscured in this way.
I've taken the habit of pasting into Notepad first (which doesn't know what to do with links, so it only keeps what I actually copied to the clipboard), and then copy that plain-text URL back onto the clipboard, and paste back into OneNote.
It's not a feature of OneNote; if I copy a URL from IE instead (it is, after all, still present), then I get the actual URL instead of this crap. Like it's been doing for a million years.
I'm coming up short in terms of Google keywords to try to disable this, so the URL itself is copied rather than the title of the page at that location. Thoughts?
you think I'm gonna switch browsers just because of this?
Please select all that apply (and any you just like):
[ ] Just reminder to Keep Options Open
[ ] Preemptively avoid next MS(Edge) attack on sanity
[ ] Reply drawn from approved "Gratuitous Replies List"
[ ] Having learned your lesson you may move more quickly, this time*
[ ] Randomly Check any of the above.
[ ] I refuse to select any of these options