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Hello digipres.club and fediverse, what are the myths that you often find yourself debunking/busting when talking about our work?

· SubwayTooter · 3 · 1 · 0

@joshuatj that digital/automated preservation work somehow reduces the need for staffing and time spent on preservation

@joshuatj
...either that there are special secret and unknown tools and data formats for "digital art" that "digital artists" use, or that digital art = TIFF. 🤷‍♂️

@joshuatj "Just spent half my organization's budget on an enterprise-level data management contract, so we'll never have to worry about preservation again" 😅

@joshuatj Yeah, I've tried to ward that off anywhere I've worked, but I hear things like this from other people all the time 😞

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