Eric P <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> The data layer on a CD is, to be technical, just a hair below the top of the 
> CD.  I've even heard that CDs/DVDs written
> on w/markers (Sharpie, etc.) will be compromised quicker that w/o.  I know 
> they (Sharpie) now makes markers specifically
> for writing on CDs/DVDs.  I have some right here and the package says, 
> "Specially formulated ink for digital media".
> Whatever the hell that means.  But that's definitely a vote for never using a 
> normal Sharpie on a disc!

Is it more expensive that a normal Sharpie?

Labels have a different temperature expansion than CDs (polycarbonate)
and they might absorb moisture.  Therefore they have a potential to
distort the CD.


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