5.25" drive identification

From: Jeffrey S. Worley <Technoid_at_30below.com>
Date: Mon Apr 21 12:05:00 2003

Ah! Humor. I had to look it up in Miriam Webster's to be sure.

Pardon my density. Pun intendted.



-----Original Message-----
From: cctalk-admin_at_classiccmp.org [mailto:cctalk-admin_at_classiccmp.org]
On Behalf Of Don Maslin
Sent: Sunday, April 20, 2003 10:07 PM
To: cctalk_at_classiccmp.org
Subject: RE: 5.25" drive identification

On Sun, 20 Apr 2003, Jeffrey S. Worley wrote:

> I guess you missed the irony.

I think it may have been mutual, Jeff.
                                                - don

> Yes. It is rudimentary and almost totally useless. If you've
> as many hundreds of drives as I have, you'd know that color, shape,
> size, door-type, whatever, has no bearing.
> I mean, you can guess from experience and be right more often than
> but if a customer called me by phone and described a drive, I wouldn't
> venture to say 40 or 80 track, high or regular density etc without
> testing the drive myself. Barring a test, a model number would be the
> only other way I'd swear to a drive's capacity.
> Regards,
> Jeff
Received on Mon Apr 21 2003 - 12:05:00 BST

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