Thoughts on floppy disks

Michael Hennebry hennebry at
Thu Jun 10 15:57:14 UTC 2010

On Thu, 10 Jun 2010, Bill Davidsen wrote:

> Timothy Murphy wrote:

>> It seems to me that as an absolute minimum
>> any documentation mentioning floppy drives
>> should at least explain how CDs can be used to the same end.
> Should we read this as "I am starting a crusade to research the proper solution
> for each program I find, and contribute updated documentation to the
> maintainers?" Or "It would save me some effort if someone else would do this?"

I think it's more of a long-winded version of "Get a real computer.".

Michael   hennebry at
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