Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Jul 2005 13:53 UTC, submitted by Gsurface
Hardware, Embedded Systems The floppy disk was well intended, but its usefulness is now gone. Now, over 30 years later, the floppy disk needs to go for good.
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Yeah!
by Tanner on Wed 13th Jul 2005 14:09 UTC
Tanner
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2005-07-06

Finally!

With Memory Sticks/USB pens etc.. Floppies are useless.
Especially if you consider how often they get damaged, unreadable...

Strange is to see how many people here in Italy are still using them for work and important tasks.

(and... unfortunately, for alternative OSes.. most of them fits in a floppy and require a floppy drive to boot... bad bad bad)

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RE: Yeah!
by on Wed 13th Jul 2005 15:14 in reply to "Yeah!"
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> (and... unfortunately, for alternative OSes.. most of
> them fits in a floppy and require a floppy drive to
> boot... bad bad bad)

If you're not speaking about in-development _kernels_,
you're just talking about MenuetOS ;)
Cute and useless one [for me...] ;)

You can fir a real world OS in a 1GB usb flash instead _o/

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