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The digital preservation Stack Exchange failed. Its topic was:

Q&A site for professionals working to ensure long term access to digital objects.

Is a digital object "data"? Is, therefore, digital preservation on-topic?

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There may be a bit of a coincidental interest in this subject for the folks who frequent here, but I don't see that "digital preservation" is within the field or specific expertise of this site.

If you look at the example questions for the original Digital Preservation proposal (http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/39787?phase=definition), most of the questions are of the format:

What storage format will last the longest for my application?

That type of expertise and specialized area of study doesn't really seem to fit anywhere within this circle:

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