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Dan Hollis writes:
> On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Russell King wrote:
> > I don't believe that is what it's trying to say. There have been instances
> > in the past where unplugging a SCSI device from a powered on SCSI bus can
> > result in blown terminator power fuses and the like. Whether this still
> > applies today, I don't know (are active terminators better or worse than
> > passive when it comes to this type of thing?)
>
> The term SCSI is depreciated as purely a physical layer. We talk SCSI over
> many different physical layers (1394, usb, ata). Of course many of these
> support hot plug natively.

And can you please explain how I can attach this USB Zip drive to this
50-wire SCSI bus please? Or would you prefer me to call it a bus?
Something with 4 wheels maybe? Maybe we should depreciate the term "bus"
as well just to remove that confusion. ;)

Seriously though, you can't depreciate a term for referring to a type of
bus without providing some other term to describe said bus.
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