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SubjectRe: fdutils.
On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> I believe both, but the important thing is that it's an ATAPI/SCSI
> implementation, including a soft eject button, and not that horrible
> legacy floppy crap.

Hmm, Sun used to have a software-controlled standard floppy drives years
ago...

> That wasn't what kept it from becoming standard, though. The marketing of
> Zip was a bit too good, but Zip couldn't have displaced the legacy floppy,
> since it wasn't compatible.

Based on local obervations hardly anyone uses floppies anymore... They
are mostly used for system rescue purposes, where the kind of a device
doesn't really matter.

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