Re: ATARI file conversion

Subject: Re: ATARI file conversion
From: "Arlen P. Walker" <Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 1995 08:33:00 -0500

The good news is that the ATARI ST series reads IBM-format diskettes.
(The reverse is not generally true, alas.)

The ST disk format is *almost* identical to the DOS format, with the exception
of track 0. The ST doesn't use it but DOS does, so DOS gets confused by the lack
of track 0.

I knew that information would come in handy someday!

Have fun,
Chief Managing Director In Charge, Department of Redundancy Department

Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- Com
In God we trust; all others must provide data.

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