[TUHS] [tuhs] Computer history preservation
usotsuki at buric.co
Tue Sep 17 17:46:15 AEST 2019
On Tue, 17 Sep 2019, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On 2019-Sep-16 15:48:36 -0600, "Nelson H. F. Beebe" <beebe at math.utah.edu> wrote:
>> I came across an article today about another major industry that has
>> been exceedingly careless about preserving its history:
>> Wipe Out: When the BBC Kept Erasing Its Own History
>> It is a must-read for Dr Who fans on this list.
> It didn't only affect TV, much of The Goons originals were also destroyed (at least
> one episode now sold by the BBC is an off-air recording by a fan because that's the
> best extant copy).
> And NASA destroyed the tapes holding the original Apollo 11 moonwalk
Toei Animation wiped the audio masters for Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z.
What remains is low-quality optical audio from film prints. (They did the
same for Dragon Ball GT but some TV stations managed to preserve the
audio, so it's not as much of a problem as it is for the previous series.)
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