Quick survey

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Sat Dec 15 20:27:39 CST 2007

> >Would I be more-or-less correct if I assumed that the bulk of hard-
> >sectored diskettes in use fell into two groups:  16-sector 5.25" and
> >32-sector 8"? I know that there are other physical formats, but I'm
> >wondering if that would have 90% coverage?

On Sat, 15 Dec 2007, Jerome H. Fine wrote:
> For 5.25" diskettes, if you mean currently still in use,
> then you are probably correct regarding 90% use of HD 5.25"
> diskettes.  But initially the use of 180K and 360K 5.25"
> diskettes was probably 90% - did they use 9 sectors?

Chuck was asking about HARD-sectored diskettes.
NONE of which are in "current" use.
You  are talking about SOFT-sectored diskettes.

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