720RPM 3.5" FDDs?

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Mon Feb 2 18:29:43 CST 2009


On Mon, 2 Feb 2009, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> Oh, heck, I recall the differences in the 1960's.  One manufacturer
> would talk about a 65K or 131K memory and another would talk about a
> 64K or 128K.  I don't believe that, when it comes to numerable items,
> such as the number of words a memory device has (as opposed to a unit
> of measurement) there has ever been any universal agreement.

"The competition only has 64K, but we have 65.536 K!
They only have 128K, but we have 131 K!"
Haven't heard THAT crap for almost 25 years.

(other than
"they only have 10.16 megabytes, but we have 10.653696 megabytes!")



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