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Re: 8 inch diskettes



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On Thu, 5 Jun 2003, Richard B Baird wrote:

> Diskette drives are optional.  I haven't used a diskette at work in more
> than a year, so I don't believe I need one anymore.
>
> There's nothing I can put on a 3.5 that I can't email, so what's the
> purpose?

I use diskettes to boot a system that I've hosed or a new one with no OS
or one with disks that I've wiped.  Diskettes instead of CDs since not all
my machines can boot from CD and I don't even have a CD writer.

James Rich





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