PC form factor

From: William Donzelli <aw288_at_osfn.org>
Date: Thu Jul 1 21:41:35 1999

> Since most folks are right-handed, having the drives on the right is pretty
> reasonable. The physical design was allegedly patterened after the
> pple-][ whose market IBM coveted.

I really doubt that they looked at Apple for the design. IBM has pretty
much been on top of the pile as far as ergonomics and ease of maintenance
since the 1950s. Sure, the PC is not exactly their shining moment, but it
does show some thought for a design with a low production cost in mind.

William Donzelli
Received on Thu Jul 01 1999 - 21:41:35 BST

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