write-once, read-many


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write-once, read-many

[¦rīt ′wəns ¦rēd ′men·ē]
(computer science)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Eventually, the industry plans to develop write-once, read-many DVDs, as well as erasable disks.
This collection of ten papers on write-once, read-many (WORM) technology is intended to give information to potential end-users on decisions and processes involved in converting documents and images to optical storage.
Optical media organizations have traditionally relied upon optical media and Write-Once, Read-Many (WORM) media to comply with regulatory requirements for "non-erasable" and "non-rewriteable" storage media.