Development, round II

From: Barry Peterson <>
Date: Mon Jan 26 23:03:53 1998

On Mon, 26 Jan 1998 20:36:26 -0800, you said:

>> BTW has anyone ever seen someone use the cassette port? I supported
>>several hundred early PC user's and never even heard of anyone using the
>>cassette port.
>Well, just off the top of my head, the original IBM PC came with two 5 1/4"
>floppy drives. That tells me you'd have to be crazy to even attempt using
>the cassette interface. Either that or have some special purpose
>application (don't even want to imagine what).

No, the drives were optional. DOS was sold separately. I've had PC's
with the cassette connector but never seen anything connect to it.

Barry Peterson
Husband to Diane, Father to Doug,
Grandfather to Zoe and Tegan.
Received on Mon Jan 26 1998 - 23:03:53 GMT

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