Home > Public Domain Data > Tossing the Floppies: Reflections on Data Formats and Preservation
  1. Duane Marble
    December 9, 2013 at 8:57 pm

    Data are dandy, but let’s not forget that more things are involved in preservation. I am thinking of analysis software, operating systems and hardware. After, say, three decades, you may have the raw data (maybe) but what was done to it in the original analysis? Was the original analysis program preserved? If so, what are the chances that you can get it to run? There is a substantial discussion going on in the urban transport modeling community over things such as these.

  1. December 8, 2013 at 10:41 pm

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