Quote: It's inefficient to store on your hard drive as such
This is quite correct, however saving a bit of hard drive space at the cost of extra complexity isn't a trade off you make until everything is properly proven. This isn't a 'finished product', it's not even a 'product' - I haven't sold anything
It's an open-hardware/open-software design purely for backing up Domesday LaserDiscs. It just happens that there is a lot of scope for using it across all forms of LaserDisc preservation. As an open project it can be easily adopted, expanded and enhanced - for the benefit of anyone who sees a need for it.
If you'd like to make a suggestion for improvement, head over to the github repo and open an issue; I can't promise I will personally implement every suggestion, but at least there will be a central record for anyone who fancies a fork and pull-request cycle.