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Comment Re:Never happen (Score 2, Informative) 261

Sure it will happen. Otherwise they might not be able to sell their software to i.e. public services in the UK. The UK government requires that all data that is stored by software must be stored in an open format such that even in hundred years when the software does not exist anymore, the datafile can still be read.

Real computer scientists like having a computer on their desk, else how could they read their mail?