disk versus disc
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Sun Jul 24 13:42:10 CDT 2005
> At 08:04 AM 7/24/2005, you wrote:
> >Curiosity for the day - is there any difference between the use of disk
> >and disc when describing floppy drives, hard drives etc.?
> my take
> Disk = floppy or hard disk
> Disc - some people use it to describe a CD. Imagine it started with a
> spelling error
Compact Disc players (and old CD-ROM drives) say 'Compact Disc Digital
Audio' on them (it's spelt with a 'c' there).
I was under the impression that 'Disk' was the American spelling, and was
therefore used for floppies, winchesters, etc. Disc is the English
spelling, and is used for CDs (and DVDs?)
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