SCSI to IDE bridges...

Christian Corti cc at informatik.uni-stuttgart.de
Fri Sep 26 03:50:30 CDT 2008


On Thu, 25 Sep 2008, Alexander Schreiber wrote:
> Floppies and reliability is just a sad topic. Back when floppies were
> still an integral part of the network (think Sneakernet), one brand got
> its brand name expanded to "Byte Abweisende SchutzFolie" (translated: "Byte
> rejecting protective sheet") because they were _that_ bad.

And this is an urban legend since all my BASF floppies are (still) good. 
They weren't worse than floppies from any other brand. Anyways, they don't 
produce any magnetic media since a couple of years any more.

Christian




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