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NASA dusts off FORTRAN manual, revives 20-year-old data on Ganymede

Christian Berger Silver badge

Re: Keep old drives

"I have a TK50 tape somewhere, which has my PhD thesis on it. Anyone got a drive which can read it? The document itself is in a variant of TeX called Scitex (not Latex)"

Ahh the wonderful world of properly designed systems where hardware is the main problem. As soon as you get the file, you will probably be able to read it as all of its text is just ASCII text, and even the formulas will probably be easy to recover somehow.

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