The origin of SCSI [WAS:RE: The origin of the phrases ATA and IDE ]

Phil Blundell pb at
Thu Oct 5 13:59:31 CDT 2017

On Thu, 2017-10-05 at 11:50 -0700, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> What I found curious was the CDC manual that called SCSI "SASI
> subset".
> To me that says that SASI was the more elaborate protocol and SCSI
> initially picked and chose from it.

I think that's just bad/ambiguous wording and the intended meaning was
"SCSI (but only the parts that are in SASI)" as distinct from "SCSI
(all parts)".


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