[Coco] Oddball disk format question

Willard Goosey goosey at virgo.sdc.org
Mon Nov 22 02:30:37 EST 2004

>From: jdaggett at gate.net
>Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2004 21:32:47 -0500

>I guess there were thought of expanding the floppy dirves beyond 
>1.44 MB never really materialized. 

More along the lines of too little, too late.

>I know most modern PC's will support 2.88 MB drives but really don't
>no of who make that size now or if they were ever really made in to
>large scale production. I guess the big hard drives over shadowed the
>need for large floppy drives.
Programs just got too big for floppies at the same time CD-ROMs were
perfected.  I saw a friend of mine install OS/2 from about 30 floppy
disks.  Not a pretty sight.

Willard Goosey  goosey at sdc.org
Socorro, New Mexico, USA
"I've never been to Contempt!  Isn't that somewhere in New Mexico?"
   --- Yacko

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