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Re: Floppy format question.



tfreeman intel digichem net wrote:
> Personal opinion. If the disk fails verification, pitch it in the trash. I 
> pretty much gave up on floppys a couple years ago due to getting a 
> rediculous rate of verification errors.

My personal opinion: I recently looked at some old doubly-density and
high-density disks that were written over ten years ago. Nearly all of
them still worked.

That's a better set of results than I'd get today. As far as I can tell,
floppies have got to the point where vendors are competing solely on
cost, and all quality concerns have gone out the window...

James.

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