[OpenAFS] Commercial AFS backups

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Tue, 10 Oct 2006 16:08:37 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 10 Oct 2006, ted creedon wrote:

> 3. Copying random access media to sequential access media interferes with
> scheduled deletions. The legal department despises archived correspondence.
> For instance, not throwing away 50 year old PAPER correspondence cost Johns
> Manville, Eagle Pitcher Industries and Raybestos tens of billions of dollars
> in asbestos claims.

Cynically, one might claim if they did it, it didn't cost them the money, 
it simply meant they couldn't weasel out of it.

But that's politics, not filesystems.