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

From: Ronald Wayne <>
Date: Tue Sep 21 12:51:07 2004

On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 18:01:41 -0700 (PDT), Fred Cisin <> wrote:
> Apple ][ was 5.25".

I know perfectly well what was /standard/ fare for the Apple II. I
may only have three of them on hand, but I assure you I have more in

> Not caring about the end of floppies must also take into account the other
> uses besides disk format conversion. Although THAT IS an issue for me:

See the "Sorry, No Apples" bit, and you'll understand why I say they
aren't ideal. That said, I believe that I have noted on twice that
this is a personal opinion. You are free to have your own opinion.

> George Morrow said (NOT in his book
> of quotes) that the answer was for the computer industry to cut
> a deal with the clothing industry to enlarge shirt pockets up to
> 5.25" or 8".

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