Diskette size (was: Repurposed Art (ahem...)

steven at malikoff.com steven at malikoff.com
Fri Jul 21 00:42:00 CDT 2017


Eric said:
> I think Shugart settled on 5.25" for the size of a minifloppy at least a
> year, and more likely two years, before Steve Jobs would have visited. I
> don't have proof, but SA400 public intro was in 1976, and they probably
> took more than a year of development to get to that point.

For interest there's an SA-400 announcement article on page 86 of BYTE, December 1976:
https://archive.org/details/byte-magazine-1976-12

Steve.



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