----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Pluta" <joepluta@PlutaBrothers.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Sunday, December 16, 2001 5:12 PM
Subject: RE: Where are all of the /400's going.


> > From: Brad Jensen
> >
> > And CD-R/RW drives are now out (I just saw one for $300) .
They
> > write slower, but with compression you can get about 25 GB (of
> > AS/400 data) on one CD-R or RW.
>
> What's the difference between a CD-RW and a CD-R/RW drive?

None. Some manufactures label them CD-R/RW so that the great
unwashed will understand that they can write CD-Rs with them also,
which is what most people do. I think I wrote one Cd-Rw in the
last four or five years. I can't think of anything valuable enough
to back up that is worthless enough that I would want to write
over it to save 25 cents.





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