[Dixielandjazz] new technologies

Cees van den Heuvel heu at bart.nl
Fri Nov 10 12:30:16 PST 2006

So it's now time to put my old wire and wax roll recordings on my Ipod?

Cees van den Heuvel
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Gunter" <jazzboard at hotmail.com>
To: <mjl at ix.netcom.com>; <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Friday, November 10, 2006 9:15 PM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] new technologies

> Hello all,
> Mike Logsdon wrote:
>>I think what tends to be forgotten is that the new and the old
>>peacefully coexist, at all times.
> I wish that were true Brother Mike, but I really don't believe it. To the
> contrary, I think life presents a constant battle between the forces the 
> old
> (NO CHANGE) and the new (CHANGE).
> You know, the way the Conservatives really love the Liberals and vice 
> versa
> . . .
> And so it is with the new advances in data storage. Digital Tapes are
> history. No matter how hard we struggle to preserve the old technologies,
> it's a losing battle.
> For instance, the Army has never been the same since the cannon made their
> catapults obsolete. You just don't see them in the armory stored alongside
> mortars and grenades and stuff. The long bow is no longer standard issue.
> Respectfully submitted,
> Bill "hand me my sword" Gunter
> jazzboard at hotmail.com
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