Apple // Emulator Disk Images
Zane H. Healy
healyzh at aracnet.com
Tue Apr 26 19:59:27 CDT 2005
> In this specific case, the software should've either told you it needed
> the disk you were writing to be pre-formatted (I would assume it mentions
> it in the docs) or it should give you the option to format the disk before
> writing. In the very least, it should've made it obvious to Zane that it
> was having trouble writing the disk. Apparently it didn't, and that's
> just crap programming.
In all fairness to the author, it might say something about this in the
documentation. However, the software is so easy to use that I never looked
At the same time, give the nature of the program, and the fact it should
take an almost exact amount of time to write a disk image, giving that
amount of time would have been a good hint.
OTOH, the fact that even knowing I need to format the disk first I can't get
a working floppy created is enough to drive me crazy. I should have been
smart and tried a different program to write the disk images...
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