[BBC-Micro] Re-using floppies
cisin at xenosoft.com
Mon Mar 22 20:26:43 CDT 2010
> > It would need to be for those punchout devices that where sold back in
> > the early 90s to 'convert' 720K disks to 1.44MB disks by punching the
> > detect hole out.
On Mon, 22 Mar 2010, Jim Leonard wrote:
> I have one sitting right here as a testament to digital flim-flam men.
> It's solid steel. I remember the advertising: "We formatted, read, and
> wrote this disk 30 DAYS IN A ROW without a single error!" Yes, well,
> try to read that disk six months from now and you'll find the contents
> completely faded.
One of them had an advertisement where they stated that they had carefully
compared the two types of dikettes with a MICROMETER, and determined that
they were the same.
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