APPENDIX: More on optical discs

Types of optical discs


CD‐R (Recordable) and CD‐RW (ReWritable)

DVD and SACD. Hybrid discs.

DVD‐RAM, DVD‐RW et cetera

Disc formats

Part I: CD‐A (Compact Disc Digital Audio)

Part II: CD‐ROM (Read Only Memory)

Part III: CD‐ROM XA (Extended Architecture)

DVD Audio and Video


File systems

Part I: ISO 9660 (High Sierra) and Joliet

Part II: UDF (Universal Disk Format)