Wow! Tape is not dead! Errr ... don't tell me, let me guess .... this must be The Register and it's Tuesday? Now how did old Winnie put it? Never in the history of one trade rag has so much been written by so many on one topic to be read by so few with such regularity .... Hmmm maybe not - after all, I read it, just as I read nearly all the other ones, so maybe you did too.
"What did you do on your days off, Granddad?"
"Read articles saying tape isn't dead yet, little apple of my eye."
"Oh. .... And what's a tape, Grandad?"
"I can't remember exactly now, dear one. Some dead computer bizo thingie, probably. there were lots of them."
"You mean like a rhino or a Minke Whale, Grandad?"
"Not really. Deader than that. Well, maybe close enough."