Do not call them PCMCIA Cards (was "An interesting eBay find ....)
jim at photojim.ca
Wed Jul 15 14:45:20 CDT 2009
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From: "Mr Ian Primus" <ian_primus at yahoo.com>
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Subject: Re: Do not call them PCMCIA Cards (was "An interesting eBay find
>> The correct name for what you are
>> [incorrectly] calling a "PCMCIA Card" is a
>> "PC Card".
> And here I always thought that PCMCIA stood for "People Can't Memorize
> Computer Industry Acronyms"...
I understood (perhaps incorrectly) that PCMCIA cards were always 16-bit
cards, and PC Cards could be either 16 or 32 (but were almost always 32).
In other words, PCMCIA cards were PC Cards, but PC Cards weren't always
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