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Re: OT: labelling CD/DVD disks

On Sunday 22 October 2006 14:26, Anne Wilson wrote:
>For years I have applied paper labels to CDs, using an aligning tool, and
>never had a problem.  Around the time I got my first DVD burner I read
> that, because DVDs have a denser ring population, they are less
> tolerant, and one should not apply labels, but use only a pen.
>ISTR that a couple of months ago someone on this list remarked that this
> is nonsense.  Does anyone care to share their experiences with me? 
> Thanks

We have heard, from several sources, that the glue the labels use will 
degrade the coatings on the cd/dvd, leading to short life.  I've heard 
figures of under 6 months a few times.

But this is all heresy as I've never used anything but a fine tipped felt 
pen with washable inks in it.


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