legacy format

legacy format

A file format that has since been updated. See bit rot and file format.
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The relentless publishing of articles written in an inverted pyramid style works to a point, but this is more of a product of a legacy format than customer preference.
Reading on a device makes what a teen is reading much less visible to others than in the legacy format. When a teen reads a traditional book in a public place, it is usually easy for others in that same space to see what the book is.
A process dubbed "backwards compatibility" allows for the translation of enterprise data into a legacy format. However, legacy logistics tools (such as the Battle Command Sustainment Support System [BCS3], Defense Readiness Reporting System-Army [DRRS-A], and Operating and Support Management Information System [OSMIS]) cannot translate certain ERP data elements and records.
According to the Library of Congress, Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) is a legacy format worth saving, because so many still images are stored in the JPEG compression format, and M-JPEG is essentially a restricted JPEG with a fixed YCbCr color-space, encoded at 4:2:2, and using basic Huffman encoding rather than arithmetic or progressive encoding.
It is able to do this by being based upon existing, proven technologies that provide low risk and high data integrity, and without being compromised or restricted by a legacy format. The ability to deliver on this leading roadmap is also low risk as the technology steps between generations have been identified and assessed.
- Support legacy formats, the latest high frequency credentials, and HID Mobile Access.
Network operators can continue using legacy formats until any planned transition to newer formats is completed.
Microsoft has deprecated the Windows Media Server in favor of integrating the services into its standard Windows Server, with Microsoft IIS Media Services 4.0 (released in 2011) following the lifecycle of Windows Server 2008, but support for legacy formats will continue for the foreseeable future.
Banks that still use legacy formats will be able to send and receive Ripple with Earthport managing format transformation.
Therefore, it will be critical for hospital administrators and purchasing agents to work with vendors that have designed their platforms, and OR integration solutions, to accommodate all legacy formats as well as all evolving formats.