Mon, 19 May 2003 15:15:54 GMT

Threat Is Seen to Heirloom Software. The personal computer industry began less than three decades ago, but already some of the early software programs that defined the era are an endangered species, the potential victims of “bit rot,” according to a prominent digital archivist. By John Markoff. [New York Times: Technology]

hmm, we've know about this phenomena for a while. why doesn't someone must establish a foundation that will hold such things.