[sebhc] diskette drive

Lee Hart leeahart at earthlink.net
Mon Jun 7 16:22:27 CDT 2004

Patrick Rigney wrote:
> The solution was brute-force, but it's still nonetheless elegant
> in its execution.  The proof of that is in the one measure that
> I consider to be valuable above all others: reliability. Whether
> you were using the hard sector or soft sectored controllers, for
> the standard of the day, the disk systems were as reliable as a
> thrown brick.

Yes! There were dozens of companies that interfaced floppy disks to
various microcomputers. Frankly, most of them were unreliable and buggy!
The Heath systems were outstanding in this regard; proof that they did
an excellent job.
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has!" -- Margaret Mead
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