Re: argh! linux and floppies
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On 10/31/06 01:31, Cameron L. Spitzer wrote:
> [This message has also been posted to linux.debian.user.]
> In article <7bTgBemail@example.com>, Mark Grieveson wrote:
> But the best advice is just avoid floppy disks if you
> possibly can. Fry's has a 1 GB USB flash drive for US$15
> after the rebate. That's 700 floppies' worth and it fits
> on your keyring.
Lots of eggs in a basket, and you know the rule about eggs and a basket.
> They had a 128 MB drive for three bucks.
> Floppies are obsolete.
But there are a lot of "obsolete" machines out there, in schools,
Boys & Girls Clubs, hobbyist basements, less-developed countries, etc.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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