Yahoo! News Story - Floppy Disk Becoming Relic of the Past (fwd)

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Mon Sep 20 14:58:21 2004

On Sun, 19 Sep 2004, Zane H. Healy wrote:

> Gee, neither of the last two new computers that I purchased had
> floppy drives (and one of those is about 5 years old now). I'd say
> this is old news (and the PC world finally catching up with the rest
> of us). I can't even remember the last time I used a floppy drive.

I still use them all the time. It's still the quickest and easiest way to
transfer files (that can fit on them of course).

I use CD-R for backups and transferring very large files.

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