[mythtv-users] DRM Music on it's last legs - Another predictioncomes true ahead of schedule.

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Fri Aug 10 19:50:03 UTC 2007

On Aug 10, 2007, at 11:50 AM, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 10, 2007 at 09:31:55AM -0700, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> I bought the "special" re-mastered gold-colored CD (gold plays better
>> than silver, right?)
> In fact, gold-plated CDs tend to last longer than the standard
> aluminium ones; they're less prone to CD rot and other failure modes.

The real question, I've found, is how thick the coating on the label  
side is.  Almost every CD I've had that's gotten badly damaged has  
suffered damage to the label side.  The thin metal data layer is much  
closer to that side, and often it's only protected with a coat of  

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