disk or disc?

Subject: disk or disc?
From: Robert Bononno <bononno -at- ACF2 -dot- NYU -dot- EDU>
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 1994 22:28:28 -0400

I've noticed that there are two spelling for the word disk: disk and
disc. I read somewhere that you should only use the latter (disc) when
describing laser discs and CD-ROMS.

Does anyone know if this is correct usage and if so, why?

Much obliged.

Robert Bononno /// Techline
bononno -at- acf2 -dot- nyu -dot- edu
CIS 73670,1570

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