The origin of the phrases ATA and IDE [WAS:RE: formatting MFM drives on a IBM PC]

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Mon Oct 2 19:37:04 CDT 2017


For a CompuAdd 1989 ad that offers a dual IDE hard disk interface on
their motherboards.

I didn't even bother searching 1900 issues.

I remember getting the Wren III and reading in the manual "ATA" and my
reaction was "Wuzzat?  Oh, they mean IDE."


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