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  • Or would humanity "storm the reality studio" in grand fashion just to find out what lies beneath the bit-rot?

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • And it also seems to suffer from some kind of bit-rot. Chronicle

  • Sorry, but i would bet my money on hoping of bit-rot on the same block on both rotating rust mirrors of a dataset to corrupt data, given that there are no advances in precognition technology, i'm not aware of.

    Sun Bloggers

  • "That's pretty much inevitable given that people will not want to spend the money on hardware upgrades when their current machine becomes unusable due to bloat, bit-rot, and ever-more-resource-hogging anti-spyware/anti-virus/anti-whatever, and as applications get more platform independence, either by running in a browser, or via Java."


  • Space shouldn't scroll the page if something is focused in it bug 476274 security. js: Fix typos and bit-rot bug 480389


  • CDs and DVDs, especially CDRs and DVDRs are susceptible to literal bit-rot.


  • New patch needed to address review comments and fix bit-rot. bug 471346 (Port GetDefaultFeedReader to SeaMonkey shell service).


  • Mixed feedback, needs some more work. bug 413385 MailNews: Have r+ / sr+ but I need to fix one nit and some bit-rot before checkin. bug 481862 Small buttons for MailNews: waiting for reviews and comments. bug 464653 Fine Tune the toolbar context menu: No time to work on this yet.


  • It's able to dredge up images that are decades old-no bit-rot or obsolete formats in the wetware-in order to identify similarities or perform category recognition tasks.

    Ars Technica

  • ZFS has bit-rot recovery and self healing and such, InnoDB has assertions and crashes

    Planet MySQL


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  • at first, i saw this referred to as actual destruction of optical media over time even when it was stored in a cold dry space.

    sometimes, this refers to a computer system getting crappy over time

    stumbled across this years ago.

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    March 15, 2015