"CP/M compatible" vs. "MS-DOS Compatible" machines?

Roy J. Tellason rtellason at verizon.net
Sat Feb 2 18:11:16 CST 2008


On Wednesday 30 January 2008 19:11, Fred Cisin wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> > DRI, for its part, seemed to remain blissfully ignorant of both of
> > these aspects.
>
> Or refusing to accept.
>
> I asked Gary Kildall, "Now that most commercial machines are going to
> 5.25 inch disks, what is the STANDARD format for 5.25?"
> He answered, "8 inch single sided single density."

Can you do that on a 5.25" disk?  What is that,  77 tracks,  I forget how many 
sectors...

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