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2012
unknownj
More BBC nonsense... They need proof-readers ;o)
The Domesday Project, a multimedia archive of British life in 1986 designed as a digital counterpart to the original Domesday Book compiled by monks in 1086, was stored on laser discs. [...] The equipment needed to view the images on these discs is already very rare, yet the Domesday book, written on paper, is still accessible more than 1,000 years after it was produced.
Um, more than 1,000 years after it was produced? Did 2086 AD pass me by and I didn't even notice?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/in_depth/sci_tech/2000/dot_life/newsid_2143000/2143979.stm

Sorry... it just kinda popped out at me as being an obvious error... Plus, the point is stolen from other writers, and I really don't like it when people do that - I've seen the same argument made many times before, and though it's a highly specific one, nobody ever seems to credit the person who noticed it first.

(But mostly, I object to the article because it seems to be a glorified advert for online image hosting, claiming that there's some cultural value to going off to some service and having them host your photos. Despite the fact that they've already demonstrated exactly why that's probably not going to work...)

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I thought it was the Doomsday book...

Doomsday and Domesday are both correct :o)

It's pronounced "Doomsday", but I believe the original spelling was closer to "Domesday".

but...domesday makes me think of the millenium dome...

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