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

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Mon Sep 20 20:15:15 2004

On Tue, 21 Sep 2004, Tony Duell wrote:
> So do I. You can't get CD-ROM burners for PERQs, HP71s, BBC Micros,
> PDP11/45s, and so on. In fact I doubt if my PC would support a CD burner
> either (I am sure the data rate of the burner would be far too fast for
> my machine...)

I don't know what the required speed would be - my recollection was that
it was a few hundred K bits per second.
I have a 2X external JVC SCSI CD writer that NEVER worked reliably.
If you'll pay for the shipping to UK, you're welcome to it.

Grumpy Ol' Fred
Received on Mon Sep 20 2004 - 20:15:15 BST

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