Subject: Re: dump - short guide
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthias Buelow <email@example.com>
Date: 02/24/2001 05:24:38
>> And no, I don't think it's a good idea using the drive's compression
>> mechanism for _backups_...
because recovering data from a damaged tape on which the stuff is
compressed is near to impossible. this is especially important for
dat, which is a rather low reliability medium (with "error free"
dds tapes, nobody's really trying to store data on audio tapes, right?)
 one of the worst marketing lies around.