[plug] Archiving / copying photos
brad at fnarfbargle.com
Thu Jun 10 22:28:16 AWST 2021
On 10/6/21 10:25 pm, Benjamin wrote:
> The reason I thought to stress it is it gives you the chance to go back and pick out things you missed or you didn't know were important vs doing it directly.
> You still have the job you're actually trying to do to work on and I don't have easy answers, but treat it the same way you'd treat recovering a database when the recovery tools might not work perfect and in fact you might need to try multiple times.
> It's easy to throw away a drive thinking you pulled everything you cared about then have the "oh f*** I forgot this" moment, especially when you are dealing with so many memories and unique things, and especially when some of the significant things might not be obvious yet to friends and family of the deceased. Little things that can't be recreated once disposed of.
> Some day it gets to the point of diminishing returns and you can't ruminate on it forever, but at least a few runs will be needed regardless of how great a "pick the photos that are important" solution ends up being to use.
> Again, if you're painfully aware of it - sorry.
Nah, all good. My brain is mush so it's an important reminder. Thanks.
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