Floppy disk sizes ( was Re: Compaq Portable III fails POST? )

aliensrcooluk at yahoo.co.uk aliensrcooluk at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Aug 30 15:32:36 CDT 2006



 --- Fred Cisin <cisin at xenosoft.com> wrote: 

>> snip <<

> 
> My early Shugart 3.5" diskettes had no shutter.
> Then came the manually slide open, and pinch the
> corner to close.
> Many fairly modern diskettes still have the little
> arrow that pointed to
> where you were to pinch it!
> 
> It's too bad that the 3" didn't carry the field.
> 
> --
> Grumpy Ol' Fred     		cisin at xenosoft.com
> 

I always wondered what the arrow was for.
Thanks for that Fred.


Regards,
Andrew B
aliensrcooluk at yahoo.co.uk




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