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What Should We Collect to Preserve the History of Software?

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1 Author(s)
Shustek, L. ; Computer History Museum

Software is more than cards, tapes and disks; it is the meaning of the bits that they contain. To properly preserve the history of computing, we must preserve the software code, especially the source code, for analysis by future historians.

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:28 ,  Issue: 4 )